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10300311

Ex Adams, Consul Weber, and Rhousopoulos Collections

CNG 103, Lot: 311. Estimate $7500.
Sold for $9500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 125-88 BC. AV Third Stater (14mm, 3.32 g, 12h). Antaios, magistrate. Radiate head of Helios facing slightly right / Rose in profile, with bud to left; ANTAIOΣ above, P-O flanking, kerykeion to lower right; all within incuse square. Jenkins, Rhodian 107; T. Hackens, “Trésor hellénistique trouvé à Délos 1964” in BCH 89 (1965), 16 = Consul Weber 3269 = Rhousopoulos 4029 (this coin); HGC 6, 1415; BMC 229. VF, attractively toned, light scuff on reverse. Very rare.


Ex Lawrence A. Adams Collection (Triton XIX, 5 January 2016), lot 2058; Classical Numismatic Group 45 (18 March 1998), lot 455; Aufhäuser 12 (1 October 1996), lot 391; Numismatica Ars Classica 8 (3 April 1995), lot 738; Auctiones 8 (27 June 1978), lot 284; Leu 2 (25 April 1972), lot 261; Ratto (4 April 1927), lot 2109; Consul Eduard Friedrich Weber Collection (J. Hirsch XXI, 16 November 1908), lot 3269; Rhousopoulos Collection (Hirsch XIII, 15 May 1905), lot 4029.