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Nomos 10

18 May 2015
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zürich
Estimate: 2400 CHF
Hammer Price: 22000 CHF
Lot 23

KINGS of MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24mm, 14.49 g 12), Pella, 342/1-337/6. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ Nude jockey on horse prancing to right, holding long palm branch in his right hand; below horse, horizontal thunderbolt. Le Rider 195 (D114/R157). Attractively toned and of splendid style. Extremely fine.

From a collection in America.

This coin comes from a series of tetradrachms bearing some of the finest portraits of Zeus made in late Classical Greece. The god’s head is monumental in its refined and noble elegance.

Online bidding closes: 18 May 2015, 11:00:00 CEST Current Date & Time: 20 Aug 2022, 05:16:04 CEST Remaining Time: Closed Hammer price:22000 CHF

Pre-Bidding closes on 18 Mai 2015 at 11:00 CEST. Live bidding starts at 14:00 CET and is EXCLUSIVELY available on biddr. Seperate registration is required.

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