18 December 2022
ILLYRIA. Dyrrhachion. Circa 120-80/70 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 3.23 g, 6 h), struck under the magistrates Philotas and Zopyros. ΦΙΛΩΤΑΣ Cow standing right, head turned to nudge suckling calf standing left below; to right, owl standing right (not apparent on this example); above, radiate head of Helios to right. Rev. ΔΥΡ ΖΩ-ΠΥ-ΡΟΥ Double stellate pattern within double linear quadrangle. Maier 221. Meta IV/53, dies D30?/R36. SNG Copenhagen 469. Very fine.