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90030139
Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 139. Estimate CHF37500. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011. 
Sold For CHF48000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 404-385 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 15.24 g 12). Head of Helios facing, turned slightly to the right. Rev. ΡΟΔΙΟΝ Rose with bud to left; to right Φ and wreath. Ashton 35. Bérend 40 = Hecatomnus 69a (this coin). Very rare. Beautifully toned, very well struck and of lovely classical style. Extremely fine.


From the SF Collection, USA, and from the Millennia Collection, Goldberg 46, 26 May 2008, 45, the Guermantes Collection, Leu Numismatics 86, 5 May 2003, 411, and from the Marmaris Hoard of 1970 (IGCH 1209).