ARGOLIS, Hermione. Circa 360-320/10 BC.
|Sale: Nomos 2, Lot: 93. Estimate CHF7500.
Closing Date: Monday, 17 May 2010.
Sold For CHF7000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Triobol (Silver, 2.85 g 7). Head of Demeter Chthonia to left wearing grain wreath, pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev.
Monogram of ΕΡ within wreath of grain. BCD Peloponnesos 1287 (this coin
). BMC 1. Grandjean, Monnayage
I, 1A (D1/R2, but cited by Grandjean as being R7, this coin
). Very rare. Very attractively toned, probably the finest existing triobol of Hermione. Good extremely fine.
From the BCD Collection, LHS 96, 8 May 2006, 1287 and ex Sotheby, 22 April 1970, 173.
This was the best Hermione hemidrachm BCD owned - that means it is about the best one will ever find!