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CNG 106, Lot: 557. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $950. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

BAKTRIA, Local issues. Circa 295/3-285/3 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24mm, 15.89 g, 6h). Local standard. Uncertain mint in the Oxus region. Helmeted head of Athena right; monogram to left / Owl standing right, head facing; olive sprig and crescent behind; grape bunch above tail. SMAK pp. 64-70; Nicolet-Pierre & Amandry 13 (same obv. die); Bopearachchi, Sophytes 6-7; Bopearachchi & Rahman 64-5 var. (no grape bunch); SNG ANS –; HGC 12, –; Zeno –. VF, a few minor cleaning marks. Well centered.