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Sale: CNG 70, Lot: 70. Estimate $1500. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 21 September 2005. 
Sold For $1530. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

MACEDON, Chalkidian League. 432-348 BC. AR Tetradrachm (13.80 g, 9h). Olynthos mint. Struck circa 401-398 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / Kithara; small T E flanking A in ethnic, small T to lower right of kithara. Robinson & Clement Group I, 38 corr. (A29/ P35) = McClean 3158 corr.; AMNG III -; cf. SNG ANS 746. Good VF, lightly toned, granular surfaces. Extremely rare, one of only two coins from these dies. ($1500)

From the John F. Sullivan Collection.

The flan of the other known coin from these dies is too small to see the small T below the kithara.