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CNG Feature Auction 114

Lot nuber 153

AKARNANIA, Astakos. Circa 350-325 BC. AR Fraction (9.5mm, 0.59 g, 5h).

CNG Feature Auction 114
Lot: 153.
 Estimated: $ 750

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 3 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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AKARNANIA, Astakos. Circa 350-325 BC. AR Fraction (9.5mm, 0.59 g, 5h). Laureate head of Artemis to right / AΣ/TA in two lines within wreath. Unpublished. Granular surfaces. VF. Unique.

From the BCD Collection.

From BCD: When I sold my Astakos coins thirteen years ago in M&M 23 the two unique fractions of that mint, one in Paris and one in London, were the stuff of dreams. Now Goddess Tyche produced a third one, this time Hellenistic, to remind us once more that specialized collections can never even approach completion.

The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 114 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 13-14 May 2020. This lot is in Session 1, which begins 13 May 2020 at 9 AM ET.

UPDATE: As the CNG staff and many of our clients remain under social distancing and other restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CNG 114 will be held as an internet only auction. The sale will take place as scheduled on 13-14 May 2020.

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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