Superb Cycladic Naxos Didrachm
|Sale: Triton X, Lot: 254. Estimate $7500.
Closing Date: Monday, 8 January 2007.
Sold For $6000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Late 3rd-mid 2nd century BC. AR Didrachm (7.77 g, 1h). Nikos, magistrate. Head of Dionysos right, wearing ivy wreath / NAXI
, garlanded crater; NIKOS
to left, filleted thyrsos to right. Nicolet-Pierre, Cratérophores
7-8 (drachms with this magistrate); cf. SNG Copenhagen 710; BMC -. EF, attractive gray toning with golden hues around the devices. Possibly unique didrachm with this magistrate.
From the Sunrise Collection.