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Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 104. Estimate CHF15000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011. 
Sold For CHF17500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CYCLADES, Paros. Circa 520/15-500 BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.08 g). Goat kneeling to right. Rev. Incuse square. Dewing 1962. Sheedy 33a (this coin). SNG Lockett 2619. A perfectly centered and beautifully toned example. Extremely fine.

From the collections of Oskar Kokoschka, LHS 95, 25 October 2005, 631 and W. Niggeler, I, Bank Leu/Münzen und Medaillen, 3 December 1965, 341.

The Parian ‘goats’ are among the most endearing of all of the Cycladic coinages. This one is particularly nice.