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Lot 3441       Ancient Gold

Estimate $7,500

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, Å“1350 but with ticket marked Å“1250). 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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