LUCANIA. Herakleia. Circa 281-278 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.82 g, 9 h), time of Pyrrhos, struck under the magistrate Aris... ˫ΗΡΑΚΛΗΙΩΝ Head of Athena to right, wearing a Corinthian helmet adorned with Skylla hurling a stone to right, 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 a bow and an arrow in his left hand and a club in his right; above club owl to right; in field to left, APIΣ. HN III 1385. SNG ANS 78-79. Clear. Flan crack, roughness and a graffito on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 430 CHF