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Research Coins: Feature Auction

 
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Sale: Triton VII, Lot: 520. Estimate $3000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 12 January 2004. 
Sold For $4250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of ELYMAIS. Kamnaskires III, with Anzaze. Circa 82-75 BC. AR Tetradrachm (15.14 gm). Conjoined busts left of Kamnaskires and Queen Anzaze; monogram above anchor symbol behind; countermark: Nike standing left / ILCILEWC KLMNLIKIR[OU] KLI ILIILIICHC ANZAZH, Zeus seated left, holding sceptre and Nike, who crowns him. Alram 454; cf. Le Rider, Suse pl. LXXII, 11; BMC Arabia pg. 246, 2 (Kamnaskires II); cf. De Morgan pg. 467, 4. For a similar countermark on a tetradrachm of Kamnaskires IV, cf. Alram 458. Toned, nice VF, light scratches. Very rare. ($3000)