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10300200
CNG 103, Lot: 200. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $3750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

MYSIA, Kyzikos. Circa 550-500 BC. EL Stater (18mm, 15.88 g). Facing head of Silenos, protruding tongue; at sides, two tunnies upward / Quadripartite incuse square. Cf. Von Fritze I 77 (unlisted denomination); cf. Greenwell 45 (same); cf. Boston MFA 1424 = Warren 1465 (hekte); cf. SNG BN 208 (hekte); Gillet –; Gulbenkian –; Jameson –; Weber –; CNG 75, lot 336; Roma X, lot 483; Roma E-7, lot 630 = Roma V, lot 364; Hess-Divo 325, lot 210 = Sincona 10, lot 113 = Vinchon (24 Nov. 1994), lot 61 = M.J. Price, “1. A Field in Western Thrace” in CH II, 2. VF. Extremely rare, the sixth known stater for issue (in addition to the two cited above, Hurter and Liewald II 77 notes another in the von Aulock collection that was not published in his sylloge).