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CNG Feature Auction 114

Lot nuber 435

PERSIA, Alexandrine Empire. temp. Stamenes – Seleukos. Satraps of Babylon, circa 328-311 BC. AV Double Daric (18mm, 16.60 g). Imitating Achaemenid type.


CNG Feature Auction 114
Lot: 435.
 Estimated: $ 5 000

Greek, Gold

Sold For $ 8 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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PERSIA, Alexandrine Empire. temp. Stamenes – Seleukos. Satraps of Babylon, circa 328-311 BC. AV Double Daric (18mm, 16.60 g). Imitating Achaemenid type. Persian king or hero, wearing kidaris and kandys, quiver over shoulder, in kneeling-running stance right, holding spear in right hand, bow in left; no control marks / Patterned incuse punch. Unpublished without control marks, but same reverse die as CNG 105, lot 447, an issue with a spearhead in the left field. A couple tiny flan flaws. VF. Extremely rare.

From the Nomisma Collection.

The reverse die here has a pattern that is also very similar to another recently discovered issue with a club in the left field, see CNG 105, lot 446 and Triton XX, lot 377.

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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