Greek Silver & Bronze
IONIA, Heraclea ad Latmun, (after 150-145 B.C.), tetradrachm (stephanophoros), (16.85 grams), obv. helmeted head of Athena to right, wearing triple-crested Athenian helmet, adorned in front with foreparts of five horses, behind raised cheekpiece with Pegasus running and at back with tendril, also with triple-pendant ear-ring and pearl necklace, rev. oak-wreath enclosing club, above **HRAKLEWTWN*, below Nike standing to left holding wreath all between to monograms **SKA and **WDIR*, (cf.S.4453, [ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â£550], SNG Lockett 2823 [Pl.XLIX], Pozzi Collection [lot 2452]. Extremely fine, rare.
Ex Italo Vecchi, Auction Sale 1 (lot 297).
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IONIA, Heraclea ad Latmun, (after 150-145 B.C.), tetradrachm (stephanophoros), (16.85 grams), obv. helmeted head of ...