LAKONIA, Lakedaimon (Sparta).
|CNG 84, Lot: 500. Estimate $300.
Sold for $420. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 90-60/50 BC. AR Hemidrachm (16mm, 2.23 g, 6h). Laureate head of Herakles right / Amphora between pileoi of the Dioskouroi; Λ-A across upper field, DA monogram to lower left, ME monogram to lower right; all within wreath. Grunauer group VIII, series 14 (uncertain dies); BCD Peloponnesos 872 (same obv. die). VF, toned, obverse die wear (typical for this issue).
Ex BCD Collection (not in previous sales); Rauch 31 (6 June 1983), lot 282.