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Lot 47

Estimate: -   |   Starting price: 200 CHF Price realized: 400 CHF
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 404-340 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.97 g, 1 h). Bearded head of Dionysos to left, wearing ivy wreath with berries at his forehead. Rev. ΘΑΣΙΟΝ Herakles, wearing lion's skin headdress and short hunting chiton, kneeling right, shooting his bow; to right, under Herakles' right arm, club. HGC 349. Le Rider, Thasiennes 15. West p. 36, 13 (both missing club on the reverse). Extremely rare denomination and a great rarity of Thasos. Nicely toned and with a particularly fine head of Dionysos. Considerable uncleaned deposits and roughness, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.

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