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650269
Sale: Triton VII, Lot: 269. Estimate $750. 
Closing Date: Monday, 12 January 2004. 
Sold For $775. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLANDS off CARIA. Kos. Circa 345-330 BC. AR Didrachm (6.89 gm). Bearded head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin headdress / KWION, veiled female head left; AG[H] behind. Pixodarus (Meadows) pg. 234, 6b (A2/P3 - this coin); SNG Helsinki 287 (same dies); BMC Caria pg. 195, 19; SNG Copenhagen 619 var. (magistrate); cf. SNG von Aulock 2751; Boston MFA 2020 (same obverse die). Toned, good VF. ($750)

Ex Rauch 31 (6 June 1983), lot 312; Numismatic Fine Arts X (17-18 September 1981), lot 198; Pixodarus Hoard.