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Research Coins: Feature Auction

 
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Sale: Triton V, Lot: 1388. Estimate $3000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $4400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CRETE, Knossos. Circa 350-200 BC. AR Stater (11.22 gm). Female head right, wearing single-pendant earring and necklace / Labyrinth; PIB below. Svoronos 62 = Jameson 2518 = Pozzi 1969 (this coin); Le Rider pl. vii, 10 (same dies); SNG Copenhagen -; BMC Crete pg. 19, 11 (same dies). Toned, good VF, very high relief, flatly struck on hair. ($3000)

From the Robert Schonwalter Collection. Ex H. Kricheldorf Auktion (14 November 1977), lot 76; Walter Niggeler Collection (Bank Leu/Münzen und Medaillen, 3-4 December 1965), lot 332; R. Jameson Collection, 2518; Ars Classica XIII (27 June 1928), lot 814; Pozzi Collection (Naville I, 14 March 1921), lot 1969; Frank S. Benson Collection (Sotheby's, 3 February 1909), lot 604; Montagu Collection (Sotheby's, 23 March 1896); Photiades-Pacha Collection.