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CNG Feature Auction 114

Lot nuber 178

ELIS, Olympia. 83rd-87th Olympiads. 448-432 BC. AR Stater (23.5mm, 11.78 g, 7h).

CNG Feature Auction 114
Lot: 178.
 Estimated: $ 1 500

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 3 250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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ELIS, Olympia. 83rd-87th Olympiads. 448-432 BC. AR Stater (23.5mm, 11.78 g, 7h). Eagle flying right, tearing at hare held in its talons / Nike advancing left, holding wreath, within incuse square. Seltman, Temple 92 (dies AW/βη); BCD Olympia 39 (same dies); HGC 5, 310 corr. (some with incuse circle). Old cabinet tone, struck from worn dies, two countermarks on obverse. VF. Rare.

From the Collection of an English Queen’s Counsel. Ex Spink Numismatic Circular XCIV.2 (March 1986), no. 872 (Ward pedigree listed is erroneous); Stack's (17 September 1980), lot 125.

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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