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Obolos 5

26 June 2016
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Lot 96

ISLANDS off THRACE, Thasos. Circa 168/7-148 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 36mm, 16.46 g 12). Head of a youthful Dionysos to right, wearing elaborate ivy wreath with leaves and berries. Rev. ΗΡΑΚΛΕΟΥΣ / ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ / ΘΑΣΙΩΝ Herakles, nude but for laurel wreath and lion’s skin over his left shoulder, standing left, holding club with his right hand; to left, M. Le Rider 51. Struck on a very broad flan. Obverse a bit rough, otherwise, good very fine.

From a European collection, formed before 2005.

Online bidding closes: 26 Jun 2016, 15:48:00 CEST Current Date & Time: 21 Mar 2023, 21:17:14 CET Remaining Time: Closed Hammer Price:160 CHF by cas270 (5 bids)
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