|Sale: CNG 69, Lot: 421. Estimate $3000.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 8 June 2005.
Sold For $6000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 650-600 BC. EL Hemistater (7.16 gm). Milesian standard. Striated type. Flattened striated surface / Two rough incuse punches separated by a cleft. Cf. Weidauer 5 (trite); cf. Traité I 16 = BMC Ionia 1 (Miletos; stater; same cleft); Triton VIII, 432; CNG 67, 702 (same punches and cleft). Good VF, small scuff on reverse. Extremely rare, one of five known hemistaters of this type. ($3000)
Struck from the same cleft as the stater offered above (lot 420), and the stater in CNG 67, lot 701. Also struck from the same punches as the third stater offered below (lot 422).