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Unique Chimaera

CNG 106, Lot: 451. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1813. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ASIA MINOR, Uncertain. 5th century BC. AR Drachm or Hemistater (?) (19mm, 6.36 g). Uncertain standard. Chimaera standing right, raising forepaw, on dotted ground line / Rough incuse square. Unpublished, but cf. CNG 66, lot 401 and CNG E-210, lot 79 for possible staters from this same issue. Near EF, toned, granular surfaces, scrape on obverse. Apparently unique.