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CNG 106, Lot: 404. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $3500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLANDS off IONIA, Samos. Circa 408/4-380/66 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24.5mm, 15.12 g, 7h). Leos, magistrate. Facing lion scalp / Forepart of bull right; ΛEOΣ above, olive branch to left, monogram and ΣA below; all within shallow incuse square. Barron Class X, 133–4 var. (unlisted dies); HGC 6, 1218; Hecatomnus 45 = CNG E-399, lot 190 = Lanz 26, lot 250 (same dies?); Hirsch 1530; Weber 6305. Near EF, a touch of porosity, some die wear. Rare with this magistrate.