Search in The Coin Shop


Click here to Register User Services

Information

Products and Services


The Coin Shop

 

Rare Seated Griffin

506851. SOLD $5750

MYSIA, Kyzikos. Circa 550-450 BC. EL Stater (18.5mm, 16.02 g). Griffin seated left, raising right forepaw, on tunny left / Quadripartite incuse square. Von Fritze I 101; Greenwell 144; Boston MFA 1437 = Warren 1573; SNG BN –; BMC –; Gillet –; Gulbenkian –; Jameson –; Myrmekion –; Rosen 479; Weber –; Triton XX, lot 207. Good VF, lightly toned, a couple edge splits. Very rare issue, not to be confused with the more common variety with a griffin standing (von Fritze 99).


Ex Gorny & Mosch 244 (13 October 2014), lot 285.