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Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 380. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Early-mid 1st century AD. Æ Drachm (26.61 g, 12h). Phainila-, magistrate. Wreathed head of Dionysos left / Nike advancing left, holding wreath and palm; EPI/FAINI-LA in two lines across lower field. Ashton, Early115 ; RPC I 2755; SNG Copenhagen -; BMC 379. VF, attractive green-brown patina. Rare.

From the Alexandre de Barros Collection. Ex Marian A. Sinton Collection (Classical Numismatic Group 53, 15 March 2000), lot 532.