Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 20Auction date: 16 July 2022
Lot number: 1949

Price realized: 440 CHF   (Approx. 449 USD / 446 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:

ISLANDS OFF IONIA, Chios. Pseudo-autonomous issue. 1 1/2 Assarion (Bronze, 19 mm, 3.56 g), mid 3rd century AD. X-I-Ω-N Sphinx seated right, placing right forepaw on amphora. Rev. ΑϹϹΑΡΙΟΝ ΗΜΥ/ϹΥ Two crossed thyrsoi; above, bunch of grapes; to right, star. BMC 137. Mavrogordato 136β. RPC VIII online ID 20130. Rare and unusually attractive. Minor roughness, otherwise, very fine.

Ex Leu Web Auction 19, 26-28 February 2022, 2111 and previously from the collection of R. Wightman, formed from the late 1970s to the early 2000s.

Starting price: 75 CHF