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4320127

Imitative Issue

432, Lot: 127. Estimate $200.
Sold for $400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

BAKTRIA, Local issues. Circa 295/3-285/3 BC. AR Obol (9mm, 0.81 g, 9h). Local standard. Local imitative issue. Uncertain mint in the Oxus region. Kalathos / Double bodied owl with single facing head. Cf. SMAK p. 70 (for chronology); cf. Bopearachchi, Sophytes 10 = SNG ANS 11 = HGC 12, 13 (for official issue); cf. CNG 100, lot 1630 (same). VF, toned, traces of find patina, some roughness. Extremely rare local imitative issue.