Numismatica Ars Classica > Auction 138Auction date: 18 May 2023
Lot number: 160

Price realized: 7,000 CHF   (Approx. 7,732 USD / 7,179 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:

Kings of Thrace, Lysimachus 323-281 and posthumous issues.
Stater, Sardis circa 301-297, AV 8.49 g. Head of Athena r., wearing Corinthian helmet decorated with snake. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ – [ΛΥ]ΣΙΜΑΚΟΥ Nike standing l., holding wreath and stylis; in l. field, forepart of lion and below, two monograms. Gillet 868 (this coin). Price L42A var. Thompson, Alexander’s Drachm Mints I: Sardes and Miletus, ANS NS 16, 409 (these dies).
An extremely rare issue, only three specimens known, of a rare type. Minor edge
marks, otherwise about extremely fine / good very fine

Ex M&M sale 68, 1986, 197. From the Charles Gillet collection and an Exceptional Collection assembled between the early 70s and late 90s.

Estimate: 3000 CHF