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The Millennia Collection Dishekel

CNG 97, Lot: 305. Estimate $15000.
Sold for $30000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PHOENICIA, Sidon. Abdashtart (Straton) I. Circa 365-352 BC. AR Dishekel (27mm, 25.50 g, 12h). Dated RY 3 (363/2 BC). Phoenician galley left; ||| (date) above, waves below / Persian king and driver in chariot drawn by two horses left; AB in Phoenician above; behind, attendant standing left. E&E-S Group IV.2.1.c, 1246–7 var. (D7/R– [unlisted rev. die]); Betlyon 23 corr. (dates); Rouvier 1103; HGC 10, 242; DCA 849. EF, toned, minor die wear, light deposits on reverse. Exceptional detail for issue.

From the Patrick H. C. Tan Collection. Ex Millennia Collection (Goldberg 46, 26 May 2008), lot 51.