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Sale: Nomos 1, Lot: 83. Estimate CHF3500. 
Closing Date: Tuesday, 5 May 2009. 
Sold For CHF7000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ARKADIA, Kleitor. Circa 300-270/60 BC. Triobol (Silver, 2.78 g 5). Rayed head of Helios facing, cloak tied around his neck Rev. ΚΛΗ Bull butting to right. BCD Peloponnesos 1429 (this coin). BMC 3. Traité III, 920. Rare. Nicely toned and very attractive. About extremely fine.

From the collections of BCD, LHS 96, 8 May 2006, 1429 and A. Moretti, Bank Leu 30, 28 April 1982, 142, ex Schulman 232, 9 March 1959, 1350.

This coin comes from the first issue of Kleitor’s Hellenistic triobols: later ones, as BCD 1430-1433, have magistrates’ names or symbols.