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CNG 91, Lot: 319. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $3000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CARIA, Knidos. Circa 500-490 BC. AR Drachm (15mm, 6.12 g, 12h). Forepart of roaring lion right / Head of Aphrodite left, hair in sakkos, within incuse square. Cahn 33 (V17/R30); SNG Keckman –; SNG Copenhagen 203 (same dies); Kraay & Hirmer 628 (same dies). VF, attractively toned, somewhat granular surface. Lovely late archaic style.

Ex Leu 77 (11 May 2000), lot 319.