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Nomos 17

26 October 2018
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zürich

With a strong pedigree going back to the Philipsen collection

Estimate: 520 CHF
Hammer Price: 3000 CHF
Lot 84

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.

Online bidding closes: 26 Oct 2018, 10:00:00 CEST Current Date & Time: 20 Aug 2022, 04:32:54 CEST Remaining Time: Closed Hammer price:3000 CHF

Pre-Bidding closes on 26 Oktober 2018 at 10:00 CEST. Live bidding starts at 14:00 CET and is EXCLUSIVELY available on biddr. Seperate registration is required.

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