|Sale: CNG 70, Lot: 985. Estimate $500.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 21 September 2005.
Sold For $475. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
117-138 AD. AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm (10.76 g, 6h). Ephesus mint. Struck after 128 AD. Bare head right / Cult statue of Diana (Artemis) Leucophryne(?) crowned with wreaths by flanking Nikai; eagles at sides. RIC III -; Metcalf, Cistophori
, type 16 (unlisted dies); RSC -. VF. Overstruck on a cistophorus of Augustus, Sutherland Group I. Extremely rare, only three specimens cited by Metcalf. ($500)