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Sale: Nomos 7, Lot: 140. Estimate CHF2250. 
Closing Date: Tuesday, 14 May 2013. 
Sold For CHF2400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLANDS off CARIA, Kos. Circa 355-335 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 18mm, 6.68 g 6), Aristion. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion’s skin headdress. Rev. ΑΡΙΣΤΙΩΝ // ΚΩΙΩΝ Crab with club below; border of dots; all within an incuse square. BMC -. Ingvaldsen series VII 12 var. Very rare. A very attractive toned example. Very slight traces of double striking on the obverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.

From the collection of Reeve Schley Sr., acquired c. 1900.