IONIA. Ephesos. Circa 180-67 BC. Cistophoric Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 12.47 g, 12 h), year ΛΒ = 32 = 103-102. Basket (cista mystica) from which snake coils; around, ivy wreath with fruits. Rev. Two snakes coiled around a bow case; to left, ΛΒ (date) above EΦE; to right, lighted torch; between snakes heads, uraeus. DCA 325. Kleiner Dated 63. Toned. Very fine.
From the Vineyard Collection, acquired in 1999.