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Ashmolean Electrotypes

451, Lot: 605. Estimate $100.
Sold for $220. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ELECTROTYPES, MACEDON. Amphipolis. 19th century Electrotype “Tetradrachm” (25mm, 12.66 g, 12h). Ashmolean Electrotype (marked A on edge). Head of Apollo facing slightly right, wearing laurel wreath, drapery around neck; to right, forepart of lion or dog left / AMΦ-IΠO-ΛIT-EΩN on raised linear square enclosing race torch; A to left of torch handle; all within shallow incuse square. Cf. BMC 1 (for type); cf. Head, Guide Period III B 10 (same). Toned. As made.