LUCANIA. Herakleia. Circa 330/25-281 BC. Nomos (Silver, 19.5 mm, 7.79 g, 9 h), signed by the engraver Atha.... ˫ΗΡΑΚΛΗΙΩΝ Head of Athena to right, wearing a crested Corinthian helmet adorned, on the bowl, with Skylla hurling a stone to right, and a triple pendant earring. Rev. ˫ΗΡΑΚΛΗΙΩΝ Youthful Herakles standing facing, nude but for a strap across his chest and with a lion's skin over his left arm, holding a bow and an arrow in his left hand and a club in his right; to right, one-handled jug; in field to left above, Nike flying right, crowning Herakles with wreath; in left field by club, ΑΘΑ. HN III 1384. SNG ANS 71. Van Keuren 83. Die break below chin, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF