21 March 2023
Extremely rare denomination and a great rarity of Thasos
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 411-340 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.94 g, 12 h). Bearded head of Dionysos to left, wearing ivy wreath with berries at his forehead. Rev. ΘΑΣΙΟΝ Herakles, wearing lion's skin headdress and short hunting chiton, kneeling right, shooting his bow. HGC 3.2, 349. Le Rider, Thasiennes 15. West p. 36, 13. Extremely rare denomination and a great rarity of Thasos. Light scrape on the reverse, and minor porosity, otherwise, very fine.