21 August 2022
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Samothrace. 3rd-2nd centuries BC. (Bronze, 19 mm, 5.10 g, 1 h), struck under magistrate Python. Bust of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet. Rev. ΣΑΜΟ ΠΥΘΟ Kybele seated to left, holding phiale and long scepter. BMC 4. HGC 6, 322. SNG Copenhagen 999. A well centered example, with a deep green patina. Uncleaned deposits on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
From the A.V. Fox collection.