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Obolos 20

3 October 2021
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Lot 10

BITHYNIA. Herakleia Pontika. Circa 305-281 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 22 mm, 9.86 g, 1 h). Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΗΡΑΚΛΕΩΤΑΝ Dionysos seated left on backless throne, holding a kantharos in his outstretched right hand and a thyrsos with his left. HGC 7, 456. RG 44. Cf. SNG BM Black Sea 1617-19 (control). SNG Stancomb 823. Attractive light toning; fine silver. Obverse struck from a slightly worn die, otherwise, good very fine.

From the Vineyard Collection, ex F. Shore FPL 82, October 1997, 19.

Online bidding closes: 3 Oct 2021, 15:05:00 CEST Current Date & Time: 23 Mar 2023, 09:16:05 CET Remaining Time: Closed Hammer Price:220 CHF by MailBidder37863 (2 bids)
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