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CNG Feature Auction 115

Lot nuber 225

IONIA, Phokaia. Circa 625/0-522 BC or 521-478 BC. EL Hekte – Sixth Stater (10.5mm, 2.62 g).

CNG Feature Auction 115
Lot: 225.
 Estimated: $ 1 500

Greek, Electrum

Sold For $ 4 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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IONIA, Phokaia. Circa 625/0-522 BC or 521-478 BC. EL Hekte – Sixth Stater (10.5mm, 2.62 g). Archaic head of female left / Rough incuse square. Bodenstedt – (but cf. em. 23 and 33 for similar); CNG 108, lot 196 (same die and punch); CNG 106, lot 381 corr. (not Bod. 33; same die and punch); Lanz 151, lot 475 = Gemini VI, 199 (same rev. punch); Leu 45, lot 218 (same rev. punch); Leu 50, lot 166 (same rev. punch); NAC 92, lot 216 (same die and punch); Nomos 15, lot 153 (same die and punch); Prospero 520 (same die and punch); Roma XIV, lot 155 (same rev. punch). Some light marks, slight die shift and tiny pit on obverse. Near EF. Very rare type, unknown to Bodenstedt.

See also SNG Kayhan 1431 (= CNG 69, lot 437) for a silver issue of Phokaia with the same obverse type, and a quadripartite incuse reverse.

The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 115 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 16-17 September 2020. This lot is in Session 1, which begins 16 September 2020 at 9 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 22.50% for all others.

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