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Old Dec 4, 2010, 09:44 AM   #1
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Abydos gold stater - new Greek record?

CNG sent an e-mail yesteday, saying that an Abydos gold stater has realized more than $1 million at auction. There are no prices realized posted yet, so I can only asume it's this one sold at NGSA Auction 6. There aren't too many unique gold staters going around anyway. It seems that the market at the top, for the very rare and quality pieces, is more than just alive, but that's hardly a revelation.

http://www.sixbid.com/nav.php?p=viewlot&sid=316&lot=84
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Old Dec 4, 2010, 12:12 PM   #2
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It's a crazy price, but it is exquisite.

Apparently somebody had lots of spare change laying around.
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Old Dec 5, 2010, 05:38 AM   #3
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People at the top are ALWAYS doing better! The fact that luxury good sales are reviving well suggests that comfort zones in spending that wealth are improving...too bad the same can't be said for the remaining 98% of the populace.

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