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Pedigreed to 1934

Triton XXI, Lot: 517. Estimate $5000.
Sold for $5500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CYPRUS, Salamis. Evagoras II. Circa 361-351 BC. AV Twelfth Stater (8.5mm, 0.69 g, 1h). Draped bust of Aphrodite right, wearing turreted crown, earring, and necklace / Head of Athena left, wearing crested and wreathed Corinthian helmet; EVA to right. Markou, L'or 380 (D4/R1 – this coin, illustrated); Zapiti & Michaelidou 18; Tziambazis –; SNG Copenhagen 52 (same obv. die); Consul Weber 3949 (same obv. die). In NGC encapsulation, graded Ch AU, Strike: 5/5, Surface: 4/5. Rare.

Ex Dr. Lawrence A. Adams Collection (Classical Numismatic Group 100, 7 October 2015), lot 106, purchased from Classical Numismatic Group, January 2004. Ex Numismatic Fine Arts IV (24 March 1977), lot 347; Russell Burrage Collection (Morgenthau, 10 October 1934), lot 230.