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Lot 223

Estimate: 2'800 USD   |   Starting price: 2'240 USD Price realized: 7'500 USD
The Prospero Collection of Ancient Greek Coins. THRACE. Abdera (c.411/10-386/5 B.C.), Silver Stater, 12.78g,. Griffin facing to left, its forelegs and wi ngs raised as if about to spring from a base. Rev. Δ-I-ONY-Σ-AΣ , bearded head of Dionysos facing to right, wearing a wreath of ivy with berries above his forehead, all within a shallow incuse square (May 292 (A.215/P.247) = E.S.G. Robinson, ‘A Find of Coins of Thasos’, NC 1934, 2, pl. IV (these dies)). Nearly extremely fine and ra re. US$ 2,800

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