Ancient Coins: GREEK SILVER: Cyprus, Salamis, pedigree to 1978
AR 1/3 Stater, 3.27g. 14mm. Evagoras I , c.411-373 B.C. Herakles seated to right on a rock draped with lion's skin; he holds club and large conrnucopia; Cypriote inscription for "Evagoras" around. Rev. Goat recumbant to right; Cypriot inscription, "King" and delta. Demeester 147(this coin) BMC 57. Attractive old collection toning and an impressive pedigree.
Ex: Münzen und Medaillen, Basel, Auction 54, October 26, 1978. lot 347.
Ex: Frank Sternberg, Zurich, Auction 13, November 17, 1983, lot 244.
Ex: NAC, Zurich, Auction 82, May 20, 2015, lot 213.
This coin published: Anne Demeester, Les Animaux Et La Monnaie Grecque, 147 and enlargement plate 23.
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