LYDIA, Maeonia. Pseudo-autonomous issue.
|Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 484. Estimate $1000.
Closing Date: Monday, 7 January 2008.
Sold For $4750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
2nd-3rd centuries AD. Æ 17mm (5.89 g, 6h). Bare head of Hercules left / MAIONWN
, Silenus seated right on wicker calathus, holding [cantharus in right hand] and infant Dionysus on left knee with left. Imhoof-Blumer, Lydische
-; SNG München -; SNG von Aulock -; BMC 16; SNG Copenhagen -. EF, blue-black patina. Extremely rare.
From the James E. Cain Collection.