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CNG Feature Auction 114

Lot nuber 417

PHOENICIA, Sidon. Mazaios (Mazday). Satrap of Eber Nari, 353-333 BC. AR Dishekel (30mm, 25.44 g, 11h). Dated RY 10 (344/3 BC).

CNG Feature Auction 114
Lot: 417.
 Estimated: $ 1 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 1 800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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PHOENICIA, Sidon. Mazaios (Mazday). Satrap of Eber Nari, 353-333 BC. AR Dishekel (30mm, 25.44 g, 11h). Dated RY 10 (344/3 BC). Phoenician galley left; B, 10 (date), and traces of letters (all in Phoenician) above, waves below / King of Persia and driver in chariot drawn by three horses left; behind, King of Sidon standing left, in Egyptian dress, holding cultic scepter and votive vase; MZDY (in Phoenician) above. E&E-S Group IV.6.1.e, 1961 (D12/R16 – this coin, illustrated); HGC 10, 264; DCA 858. Toned, some roughness, a few scratches. VF. Very rare.

From the JTB Collection. Ex George Bernert Collection (Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 406, 27 September 2017), lot 491; Freeman & Sear 2 (31 January 1996), lot 60; Numismatic Fine Arts [XXIII] (14 December 1989), lot 795; George C. Brauer Collection (Numismatic Fine Arts [XXI], 12 October 1988), lot 565; J. Schulman (18 March 1964), lot 61.

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 2, which begins 13 May 2020 at 2 PM 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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