|Sale: CNG 69, Lot: 135. Estimate $750.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 8 June 2005.
Sold For $450. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Mid-late 5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.29 gm). Rider on dolphin right; pellet above and below / Quadripartite incuse square. Unpublished. VF, toned. Apparently unique. ($750)
This interesting piece appears to be closely related to the fractional issues of Thasos dated to circa 435-411 (see Le Rider, Thasiennes
9-10). For another example offered at sale, see The New York Sale VII (15 January 2004), lot 200 = Münzen und Medaillen Liste 516 (Nov./Dec. 1988), no. 58 (attributed to Iasos in Caria, based on Traité 689-690 [drachms]).