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Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 372. Estimate $4000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $4800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLANDS off CARIA, Kos. Circa 285-258 BC. AR Tetradrachm (15.22 g, 12h). Xanthippos, magistrate. Bearded head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Crab; XANQIPPOS and bow-in-bowcase below; all within dotted square. Requier 63 (D11/R53); SNG Copenhagen -; Boston MFA Supp. 195 (same dies); Gulbenkian 1005 = Weber 6630. Near EF, ligthly toned.

Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 29 (11 May 2005), lot 209.