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The Brindley Orontes

Sale: CNG 78, Lot: 755. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 May 2008. 
Sold For $310. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

MYSIA, Adramytion. Orontes. Satrap of Mysia, Circa 357-352 BC. AR Tetrobol (2.63 g, 11h). Helmeted head of Athena left / Forepart of Pegasos right. Troxell, Orontes p. 29, 1; SNG France 1161 (Lampsakos). Good VF, lightly toned, reverse a little off center. Very rare, Troxell was able to locate only 8 specimens in her study.

Ex James C. Brindley Collection (Baldwin’s 34, 13 October 2003), lot 93.