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Research Coins: Feature Auction

 
73000425
Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 425. Estimate $1000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SYRIA, Cyrrhestica. Bambyce. Abyaty. Circa 342-331 BC. AR Stater (7.82 g, 2h). Female head facing; [Aramaic hd’d w’th (Hadad and Ateh)] to left, rosette to right / Driver and passenger in quadriga of mules right; Aramaic ’byty (Abyaty) above. Mildenberg, Note 1 (same dies); Seyrig, Hieropolis 4 var. (rosette to left). VF, slight die shift, struck with worn obverse die. Very rare.



Mildenberg does not note that the rosette is to the right on the obverse of his coin 1, as on our piece.