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The Hoplitodromos

Sale: CNG 78, Lot: 757. Estimate $3000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 May 2008. 
Sold For $3000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

MYSIA, Kyzikos. Circa 500-450 BC. EL Hekte – 1/6 Stater (2.60 g). Hoplite, wearing helmet and holding shield, standing right; tunny to right / Quadripartite incuse square. Von Fritze I 119; SNG France 266; A. Milavic, “Hoplitodromos: the hoplite race in armor,” The Celator 5, 8 (August 1991), fig. 7 (this coin). EF.

From the collection of Maj. Anthony F. Milavic, USMC (Ret.). Ex Giessener Münzhandlung 55 (14 May 1991), lot 252.