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Ex BCD, Ward and Metropolitan Museum Collections

Sale: CNG 78, Lot: 607. Estimate $500. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 May 2008. 
Sold For $410. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

EUBOIA, Karystos. 4th-3rd centuries BC. AR Drachm (3.47 g, 12h). Bearded head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Bull recumbent left. BCD Euboia 553 (this coin); SNG Copenhagen 418 (same obv. die). Good VF, toned, small scratches in reverse field, minor porosity. Rare.

Ex Classical Numismatic Group 67 (22 September 2004), lot 553; BCD Collection (Lanz 111, 25 November 2002), lot 553; John Ward Collection - Metropolitan Museum of Art (Sotheby's - Zurich, 4 April 1973), lot 413.