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Ex American Numismatic Society, Bement, and Mathey Collections

CNG 112, Lot: 151. Estimate $500.
Sold for $2000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

EPEIROS, Ambrakia. Circa 426-404 BC. AR Stater (19mm, 8.45 g, 6h). Pegasos flying right / Helmeted head of Athena left; to right, owl standing left, head facing. Ravel, Colts 70f (A36/P48) = Bement 964 (this coin); Pegasi 43; HGC 3, 202. Attractive old cabinet tone, some die wear on obverse, slightly off center on reverse. Good VF.

From the Baldwin Maull Collection, acquired as a duplicate from the American Numismatic Society in 1956. Ex Clarence S. Bement Collection (Naville VI, 28 January 1923), lot 964, acquired from the Paul Mathey Collection (not in 1913 Feuardent sale).