Lot 3441 Ancient Gold
MYSIA, Lampsakos, electrum stater, c.500-480 B.C., (15.125 grams), obv. forepart of winged horse to left, rev. quadripartite incuse square, alternate compartments deeper, (cf.S.3881, cf.Weber 5105, cf.BMC 7, cf.Baldwin [AJN 1914] period I, No.11, [p.7, Pl.I, 9], Boston 1582 [pl.77 similar dies], cf.SNG Von Aulock 1289, cf.ACNAC Rosen 523 [p.34, Pl.20), cf.Hess-Leu Sale 24 [April 16, 1964 lot 189 similar dies and probably the same reverse die]). Very fine and extremely rare and probably unique for these dies.
Ex. Seaby Coin & Medal Bulletin, June 1974 (G416, ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Â¦ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œ1350 but with ticket marked ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Â¦ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œ1250). Agnes Baldwin does not list these dies, only 40 known staters of Lampsacus survive and they include 13 of this, the earliest period I.
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MYSIA, Lampsakos, electrum stater, c.500-480 B.C., (15.125 grams), obv. forepart of winged horse to left, ...