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Very Rare “Wappenmünzen” Obol

CNG 111, Lot: 137. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ATTICA, Athens. Circa 515-510 BC. AR Obol (8mm, 0.61 g). “Wappenmünzen” type. Scarab beetle / Quadripartite incuse square, divided diagonally. Seltman pl. IV, μ; Svoronos, Monnaies, pl. I, 39–40; HGC 4, 1649. Good VF, deeply toned, a little off center, edge split. Very rare.

From the Ealing Collection. Ex I. Vecchi 15 (15 June 1999), lot 232.