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Two Rare Thraco-Macedonian Issues

Triton XXII, Lot: 173. Estimate $10000.
Sold for $14000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THRACO-MACEDONIAN TRIBES, Orreskioi. Circa 480/75-465 BC. AR Oktadrachm (30mm, 28.02 g). Heavy ‘Thraco-Macedonian’ standard. Herdsman, wearing petasos and holding two spears, guiding two bulls right over dotted ground line; ORR-H(retrograde Σ)-KI-OH around / Quadripartite incuse square. Peykov A0550 var. (division of ethnic); Topalov 15; HPM pl. V, 2 var. (same); ACGC 481 var. (same); cf. AMNG III/2, 1–2; HGC 3, 317 var. (same); Kraay & Hirmer 375 var. (same). Good VF, a few scrapes.

Ex Roma XIV (21 September 2017), lot 123; G. Kratochwil Collection (Lanz 161, 7 December 2015), lot 61 (hammer €30.000).