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Sale: Nomos 9, Lot: 167. Estimate CHF10000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 20 October 2014. 
Sold For CHF9000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Islands off Caria, Rhodes. Lindos. c. 515/0-475 BC. Stater (Silver, 21mm, 13.74 g). Lion’s head with open jaws to right; below, ornamental band. Rev. Irregular rectangular incuse divided into two equal compartments by a raised band of three lines. Cahn, group E var. (with a raised band on the reverse). Hunterian 1 var. and SNG von Aulock 2782 var. (both with a single band on the reverse). A bold and toned example. Apparently unique with this reverse. Good very fine.

From an American collection, ex Triton XV, 3 January 2012, 1249.