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CNG 103, Lot: 413. Estimate $15000.
Sold for $32500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KYRENAICA, Kyrene. temp. Ophellas. Ptolemaic governor, first reign, circa 322-313 BC. AV Stater (18.5mm, 8.61 g, 11h). Polianthes, magistrate. Nike, holding kentron in right hand, reins in both, driving slow quadriga half-right; KYPANAION above / Zeus Ammon standing half-left, holding phiale in extended right hand, lotus-tipped scepter in left; thymiaterion to left, ΠOΛIANΘEYΣ to right. Naville 87k (this coin); SNG Copenhagen 1210; BMC –; Boston MFA 1325 = Warren 1346; Jameson 1353 (all from the same dies). EF. Pleasant surfaces. Rare.

Ex Lawrence A. Adams Collection (Triton XIX, 5 January 2016), lot 2112 (purchased from Classical Numismatic Group, December 1992); Leu 42 (12 May 1987), lot 389; Leu 28 (5 May 1981), lot 227; Ars Classica XVII (3 October 1934), lot 653; Hermann Vogel Collection (A. Hess 194, 25 March 1929), lot 483; Duplicates from the Berlin Königliches Münzkabinett (A. Hess, 7 October 1907), lot 654; Dr. Friedrich Imhoof-Blumer Collection.