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Lot 1810    Session 6 (9.30am Thursday)    Greek Silver & Bronze

Estimate $300
SOLD $300

IONIA, Smyrna, (c.2nd-1st century B.C.), AE 21, (7.06 grams), obv. laureate head of Apollo to right, rev. the poet Homer seated to left with the Magistrates names Herod and Archios, to right **ZMURNAI[WN]* above, to left in two lines **HRWDHS ARCIOU*, (S.4571, Hunter 29 [p.361]). Choice dark green patina, extremely fine and extremely rare in this condition, with a superb figure of the seated Homer.

Ex CNG, USA, Sale 35, September 20, 1995 (lot 289, realised US$176).

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