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Nomos 21

21 November 2020 16:00 CET
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zurich
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Estimate: 1400 CHF
Hammer Price: 2600 CHF
Lot 31

LUCANIA. Herakleia. Circa 330-320 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20.5 mm, 7.89 g, 12 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; behind Athena's neck, Κ. 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; above club to left, one-handled jug; in field to left, ΑΘΑ. HN III 1384. SNG ANS 74. Van Keuren 85. Lightly toned and attractive, with a sober and restrained head of Athena. Nearly extremely fine.

From the Aletheia Collection, ex Numismatica Ars Classica 54, 24 March 2010, 16.

Online bidding closes: 21 Nov 2020, 11:00:00 CET Current Date & Time: 29 Sep 2022, 04:26:52 CEST Remaining Time: Closed Hammer price:2600 CHF

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