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CNG Feature Auction 117

Lot nuber 106

KINGS of MACEDON. Antigonos I Monophthalmos. As Strategos of Asia, 320-306/5 BC. AV Stater (18mm, 8.48 g, 1h). In the name and types of Alexander III. Sardes mint. Struck circa 318-315 BC.


CNG Feature Auction 117
Lot: 106.

Closing Date: May 20 2021 11:00 ET

Greek, Gold

Estimate: $ 5 000

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KINGS of MACEDON. Antigonos I Monophthalmos. As Strategos of Asia, 320-306/5 BC. AV Stater (18mm, 8.48 g, 1h). In the name and types of Alexander III. Sardes mint. Struck circa 318-315 BC. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with serpent / AΛEΞANΔ[POY], Nike standing right, holding wreath in extended right hand and cradling stylis in left arm; star in left field, monogram below left wing. Price 2644 = ADM I series XVI, 358 = W. Wroth, “Greek coins acquired by the British Museum in 1889,” NC 1890, 9 (same dies). Lustrous, light scratches, minor die wear, slight die shift on obverse. Near EF. Extremely rare issue with Nike right, apparently the fifth known, all from the same die pair (the others: the BM coin referenced above [the only example in Pella]; CNG 76, lot 295 = Gorny & Mosch 146, lot 169; Gorny & Mosch 186, lot 1249 = Lanz 147, lot 60 = Gorny & Mosch 175, lot 87; and G. Hirsch 261, lot 184).


The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 117 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 19-20 May 2021. This lot is in Session 1, which begins 19 May 2021 at 9 AM ET.

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