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Sale: CNG 78, Lot: 787. Estimate $1500. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 May 2008. 
Sold For $1300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

IONIA, Magnesia ad Maeandrum. Circa 155-145 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.42 g, 11h). Stephanophoric type. Erasippos, son of Aristeos, “magistrate”. Diademed and draped bust of Artemis right, bow and quiver over shoulder / Apollo Delphios standing left, elbow resting on tall tripod behind, holding branch tied with fillet; EPAΣIΠΠOΣ APIΣTEOY to left, meander pattern below; all within laurel wreath. Jones obv. die 27; SNG Copenhagen -; SNG von Aulock 2042; SNG Berry 1067 (same obv. die). EF, toned, a few light marks under tone in field on obverse.

From Collection C.P.A. Ex Künker 77 (1 October 2002), lot 172.