ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 88/42 BC-AD 14. Drachm (Silver, 19 mm, 4.11 g, 6 h), struck under the magistrate Kritiokles. Radiate head of Helios facing, turned slightly to the right. Rev. Ρ - Ο / ΚΡΙΤΟΚΛΗΣ Rose seen from above; below, corn ear to left. Ashton & Weiss 148 (A36/P146[?]). BMC 337-8 (same obverse die). SNG Keckman 742 (same obverse die). Bold and attractive, with a wonderful obverse struck from a fresh die prior to the appearance of the die break. Reverse slightly off-center, otherwise, virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF