MACEDON. Mende. Circa 510-480 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 16.88 g), c. 500. Ithyphallic ass walking to right, with a crow perching left on its back, pecking ass's rump. Rev. Quadripartite incuse in mill sail pattern. Noe, Mende -. SNG ANS 298 (this obverse die). This is only the second known example struck from this obverse die – the other, in the American Numismatic Society, is from the 1929 Benha hoard: IGCH 1640 (the reverse die is unrecorded). Surfaces slightly porous, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 750 CHF