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422, Lot: 191. Estimate $150.
Sold for $240. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

AKARNANIA, Anaktorion. Circa 436/5 BC. AR Stater (20.5mm, 8.44 g, 2h). Pegasos flying right / Helmeted head of Athena right within incuse square. Pegasi 1; Imhoof-Blumer, Akarnaniens 2; BCD Akarnania 75; HGC 4, 751; J. Kagan, “Epidamnus, Anactorium, and Potidaea: Corinthian-style Pegasi at the Outbreak of the Peloponnesian War” in AJN 25 (2013), pl. 1, 6 (same dies). Fine, toned, patches of find patina. Rare first civic coinage of Anaktorion.