With a strong pedigree going back to the Philipsen collection
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 411-340 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 3.85 g, 1 h). Bearded head of Dionysos to left, wearing ivy wreath with berries at his forehead. Rev. ΘΑΣΙΟΝ Herakles, wearing lion's skin headdress and short hunting chiton, kneeling right, shooting his bow; to right, under Herakles' right arm, cicada to right. BMC 43. Le Rider, Thasiennes 15. West p. 34, 5. Nicely toned and with a particularly fine head of Dionysos. Reverse very lightly double-struck, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
From the Vineyard Collection, ex Vinchon 26 April 1999, 119 and Auctiones 6, 30 September 1976, 84, Hess-Leu 45, 12 May 1970, 106, and from the collection of G. Philipsen, Hirsch XXV, 29 November 1909, 238.
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