THRACE, Islands off. Thasos
|Sale: Triton V, Lot: 335. Estimate $500.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002.
Sold For $500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
. Circa 2nd Century BC - 1st Century BC. Æ 20mm (8.90 gm). Diademed and draped bust of Artemis right, bow and quiver over shoulder / QASIWN, nude Herakles standing right, drawing bow about to shoot an arrow, lion's skin tied around neck and falling over his shoulders; Lw and a monogram right. Le Rider, "Les Monnaies Thasiennes," in Guide de Thasos (1968), 60 var. (monogram); BMC Thrace pg. 225, 105 var. (same); SNG Copenhagen 1057ff var. (same); Laffaille -. Near EF, attractive green patina. Rare. ($500)
Ex R.C. Lockett Collection (Glendining's, 12-13 February 1958), lot 1537 (part of).