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90100024
Sale: Nomos 10, Lot: 24. Estimate CHF2000. 
Closing Date: Sunday, 17 May 2015. 
Sold For CHF1950. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25mm, 14.48 g 12), Pella, c. 336/5-329/8. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. Nude jockey on horse prancing to left, holding long palm branch in his right hand; below horse, kantharos. Haeberlin Collection 1937, 13 = pl. VI, 13 (this coin). Le Rider 344f (this coin, taken from a cast in Berlin). A lovely and attractively toned piece of very fine style. Minor scratch on the obverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.


From the collection of E. J. Haeberlin.