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Histiaea, Euboea

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Euboea, Histiaia

AR Tetrobol, 2.22g. 15mm.  3rd-2nd centuries B.C.   Head of the nymph Histiaia to right; she wears a wreath of grapes and vines in her curly hair; she wears single-pendant earring and pearl necklace.  Rev. The nymph Histiaia is  seated to right on the stern of a galley decorated with a wing; she holds stylis or mast with her left hand.  BCD, Euboia 399(this coin).  Toned and of unusually fine style.

Provenance/Pedigrees 

Ex: Schweizerischer Bankverein , Zurich, Auction 38, Sept. 12, 1995. lot 158.
Ex: BCD collection, Lanz, Munich, Auction 111, Nov. 25, 2002, lot 399.

 

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Extremely Fine $2,250.00
 

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