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22 October 2013
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zürich
Estimate: 450 CHFHammer Price: 900 CHF
Lot 146

AKARNANIA, Alyzeia. Circa 330-280 BC. Trichalkon (Bronze, 19mm, 5.51 g 5). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet. Rev. ΑΛΥΖΑΙ Head of youthful, beardless (?) Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress. BCD Akarnania - (but cf. 74). Imhoof-Blumer, Akarnanien, 17 var. Extremely rare, possibly unpublished. Dark patina. Good fine.

From a European collection, formed before 2005.

The bronzes of Alyzeia are apparently exceedingly rare: BCD only had five after some forty years of collecting. This piece, which seems to have the head of a young Herakles, is different from the very few pieces previously known, which all have an older, bearded head.

Online bidding closes: 22 Oct 2013 00:00:00 CEST Current Date & Time: 1 Jul 2022 21:04:25 CEST Remaining Time: Closed Hammer price:900 CHF

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