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Lot 1758    Session 6 (9.30am Thursday)    Greek Silver & Bronze

Estimate $350
SOLD $300

THRACE, Island off Thrace, Thasos, (c.510-490 B.C.), silver drachm, (4.352 grams), obv. naked ithyphallic Satyr (archaic style) in a kneeling running attitude carrying off protesting nymph, rev. quadripartite incuse square, (S.1358 [£200], BMC 12, McClean 4200 [Pl.151, 24]). Nearly very fine with good facial detail, very scarce.

Asyut hoard suggests the type to have a chronology to be before 485 B.C.

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