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90041363
Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 1363. Estimate CHF175. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011. 
Sold For CHF1700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLANDS off THESSALY, Peparethos. Circa 361-340 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 13mm, 2.09 g 10). Head of bearded Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. Π-Ε High-handled Kantharos from which grow two vine tendrils with a bunch of grapes hanging from each; above, ivy leaf. BMC 1. Rogers 559. SNG Copenhagen 359. Traité IV, 768/770, pl. CCCII, 5 & 7 (but 770 misdescribed as having a beardless head of Dionysos). A very pretty example with a glossy black patina. Minor traces of corrosion, otherwise, about extremely fine.