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CNG Feature Auction 114

Lot nuber 268

LESBOS, Mytilene. Circa 377-326 BC. EL Hekte – Sixth Stater (10.5mm, 2.55 g, 12h).


CNG Feature Auction 114
Lot: 268.
 Estimated: $ 750

Greek, Electrum

Sold For $ 2 250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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LESBOS, Mytilene. Circa 377-326 BC. EL Hekte – Sixth Stater (10.5mm, 2.55 g, 12h). Wreathed head of Dionysos right / Head of satyr facing, bald; star to upper right; within linear square. Bodenstedt Em. 90; HGC 6, 1016 corr. (symbols sometimes on rev.). Die rust and light scratches on obverse, die break on reverse. Good VF. Well centered. Very rare with star symbol, only two noted by Bodenstedt, three in CoinArchives.

From the Weise Collection. Ex Lanz 141 (26 May 2008), lot 180 (hammer €1250).

Bodenstedt’s emission 90 encompasses a wide array of reverses. While always depicting a satyr, he sometimes has hair, but usually without, and sometimes there are subsidiary symbols in the margins around the satyr’s head.

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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