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Unique Early Sinope Drachm

Sale: CNG 76, Lot: 668. Estimate $1500. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 12 September 2007. 
Sold For $2850. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PAPHLAGONIA, Sinope. Circa 425-410 BC. AR Drachm (5.88 g). Head of Eagle right / Quadripartite incuse square, opposing quarters filled or stippled. Unpublished in the standard references, but cf. SNG BM Black Sea 1373 for a similar obol. Good VF, toned. Unique variety.

Ex Auctiones 10 (12 June 1979), lot 167.