Ancient Greek stater coin featuring satyr breaks $3.2 million sale record

Prospero Collection Greek stater coin record

A beautiful example of a Gold Stater from Pantikapaion depicting the head of a satyr broke all previous world records for an ancient Greek coin, selling Jan. 5, 2012 for a phenomenal $3.2 million (hammer). The coin is one of the most spectacular numismatic objects to have survived from the classical world and is one of the greatest and admired of all the ancient Greek coins. Read More +