LUCANIA. Herakleia. Circa 281-278 BC. Nomos (Silver, 19 mm, 7.80 g, 4 h), time of Pyrrhos, struck under the magistrate Aris... ˫ΗΡΑΚΛΗΙΩΝ Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet adorned with a figure of Skylla hurling a rock right on the bowl, a pendant earring and a simple necklace; behind Athena's neck, E. Rev. Youthful Herakles standing facing, nude but for lion's skin over his left arm, holding club in his right hand and, in his left, a bow and an arrow; above club, owl standing right, head facing; in field to left, [APIΣ]. HN III 1385. SNG ANS 78-9. Sharp strike and well-centered. Light porosity on obverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF