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Coin ID #239

Lampsakos (BC 394-330) AV Stater - Artabazos

Artabazos, Satrap of Daskylion. ca 356 BC. AV Stater (8.45g). Head of Artabazos left, wearing a Persian tiara tied with a diadem / Forepart of Pegasos right. Good VF, light roughness on the obverse. Very rare, only six recorded examples, four of which are in museum collections. Ex Leu 30 (4/1982), lot 167; Von Aulock Collection, 7395; Monnaies et Medailles XIX (6/1959), lot 475; Muenzen und Medaillen XIII (6/1954), lot 1159.

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City/Mint name:Lampsakos
Rating (29 votes):11111
Keywords:gold / classical
References:Baldwin, Lampsakos II, 21; Troxell, "Orontes, Satrap of Mysia," RSN 60 (1981), pp. 35-37 and Pl. 4, B; SNG France 1159; BMC Mysia -; SNG Cop. -; SNG von Aulock 7395=Kraay-Hirmer 735 (this coin); Gulbenkian 689; Boston MFA 1593
Valuation:CNG Triton VII (1/2004), lot 312 ($17,500 + comm)
Photo courtesy of:Classical Numismatic Group -
Filesize:170 KiB
Date added:Dec 07, 2004
Dimensions:500 x 231 pixels
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