THRACE, Perinthus. Geta.
|CNG 90, Lot: 944. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AD 209-211. Æ Medallion (41mm, 34.85 g, 7h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Hercules, holding club and lion skin, advancing right, head left, drawing out Cerberus from rock outcropping to left. Voegtli type 10, 6; Stoll, Herakles
-; Schönert, Perinthos
666 = Theodor Prowe Collection (Brüder Egger XLVI, 11 May 1914), lot 302 (same dies); Varbanov 332 (same dies as illustration). Near VF, matte green and dark brown patina, some smoothing in fields and some details enhanced.