ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes.
|CNG 88, Lot: 384. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Early 1st century AD. Æ Drachm (35mm, 14.90 g, 12h). Sphairos, magistrate. Radiate head of Helios facing slightly right / Rose seen from above; ΣΦAIPOΣ below; all within wreath. Ashton, Early
105-6 (same obv. die); SNG Copenhagen 870 (same obv. die); BMC 345 (same obv. die). VF, dark green patina with a few spots of red, some light deposits. Rare.