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Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 379. Estimate $1000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Early 1st century AD. Æ Drachm (25.79 g, 12h). Zenon, magistrate. Radiate head of Helios facing slightly right / Rose seen from above; ZHNWN below; all within wreath. Ashton, Early 99 (same dies); SNG Copenhagen -; BMC 343 (same obv. die). Good VF, green patina. Exceptional for this rare late issue.

From the Alexandre de Barros Collection. Ex Auctiones 29 (12 June 2003), lot 709.