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CNG Feature Auction 114

Lot nuber 296

IONIA, Phokaia. Circa 521-478 BC. EL Hekte – Sixth Stater (9.5mm, 2.58 g).

CNG Feature Auction 114
Lot: 296.
 Estimated: $ 2 000

Greek, Electrum

Sold For $ 4 750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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IONIA, Phokaia. Circa 521-478 BC. EL Hekte – Sixth Stater (9.5mm, 2.58 g). Three seals swimming counterclockwise around central pellet-in-annulet; all on convex field with dotted border / Incuse square. Bodenstedt Em. 29 var. (central pellet without annulet, field not convex); CNG E-419, lot 181; Lanz 164, lot 76 = Roma E-30, lot 128; Roma X, lot 404. Light scrape on obverse, test cuts and marks along edge. Good VF. Very rare variety.

In addition to the differences noted above, the style of the dolphins here appear more rudimentary/archaic than what is found examples of Bodenstedt’s emission 29.

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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