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10300414
CNG 103, Lot: 414. Estimate $5000.
Sold for $11000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KYRENAICA, Kyrene. temp. Ophellas. Ptolemaic governor, first reign, circa 322-313 BC. AV Drachm (14.5mm, 4.31 g, 5h). Polianthes, magistrate. Rider on horse prancing right; ΠOΛI to upper left / Silphon plant; K-Y/P-A in two lines across field; to right of base, small jerboa right. Naville 109l (this coin); SNG Copenhagen –; SNG Lockett 3471; BMC 132; Boston MFA 1329 = Warren 1353; Weber 8437 (all from the same dies). VF, a few marks. Rare.


Ex Lawrence A. Adams Collection (Triton XIX, 6 January 2016), lot 2114; UBS 56 (28 January 2003), lot 176; Walter Niggeler Collection (Part I, Leu/Münzen und Medaillen AG, 3 December 1965), lot 533; Ars Classica XVII (30 October 1934), lot 654.