CARIA, Knidos. Circa 411-405/4 BC.
|Sale: Nomos 5, Lot: 190. Estimate CHF2750.
Closing Date: Monday, 24 October 2011.
Sold For CHF2500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Drachm (Silver, 6.14 g 3). Forepart of lion to right, with open jaws and outstretched right paw. Rev.
Α Head of Aphrodite to right, her hair bound in a sphendone ornamented with ivy leaves, wearing a plain necklace and with a plain truncation; all within incuse square. Cahn 93. De Luÿnes 2704 and SNG Copenhagen 252 (same dies
. Toned and attractive. Slightly lightly struck and with a minor die break on the reverse, otherwise
, extremely fine.
Ex Triton XIII, 5 January 2010, 202.