nomos 15
22 October 2017
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zürich
Once again we would like to welcome you to our latest auction, Nomos 15.
Lot 37
SKYTHIA. Tyras. Circa 330-310 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 5.62 g, 3 h). Veiled head of Demeter facing, turned slightly to left and with a wreath of grain on top of her head. Rev. ΤΥΡΑΝΟΝ Bull butting to left, his head lowered and partially facing; below, ΝΕΥ. Anokhin 16. SNG BM Black Sea –. SNG Pushkin –. SNG Stancomb –. Zograph, Tyra, -. Extremely rare, only some 7 examples of this variety are known, of which 4 are in museums. Lightly toned and with a head of Demeter of good style and in high relief. Some die rust and minor porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: Unsold
Estimate: 3000 CHF
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