Lot

146

ANCIENT COINS, GREEK COINS, Mysia, Pergamon (c.166-67 BC), Silver Tetradrachm, 12.6g. Cistophoric

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ANCIENT COINS, GREEK COINS, Mysia, Pergamon (c.166-67 BC), Silver Tetradrachm, 12.6g. Cistophoric type, c.155-150 BC. Serpent emerging from cista mystica with lid ajar, all within ivy wreath. Rev. Two serpents entwined around bow and bowcase, monogram of Pergamon to left, star to right (Kleiner & Noe series 12; Pinder 83; SNG BN -). An exceptional example, well detailed, superb extremely fine.
ANCIENT COINS, GREEK COINS, Mysia, Pergamon (c.166-67 BC), Silver Tetradrachm, 12.6g. Cistophoric type, c.155-150 BC. Serpent emerging from cista mystica with lid ajar, all within ivy wreath. Rev. Two serpents entwined around bow and bowcase, monogram of Pergamon to left, star to right (Kleiner & Noe series 12; Pinder 83; SNG BN -). An exceptional example, well detailed, superb extremely fine.

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Auction XXXIV lots 1-717
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damage and/or restoration and/or modification work of any nature;

(c) the description of the Lot in the Catalog was in accordance with

generally accepted opinions of numismatic specialists as at the date of

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(d) it has been proved that the Lot is a Forgery by applying a method that was

unavailable or not generally applied within the industry of numismatics as at the date of

publication of the catalog or was disproportionately expensive, in both cases as

determined in our absolute discretion.

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(a) you being able to confirm in writing that you can transfer legal and

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party claims of any nature; and

(b) the exclusions in Condition 7.7,

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