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LOT 8211

Estimate
GBP (£) 60 - 80
EUR (€) 69 - 92
USD ($) 67 - 89

Price
£60 (EUR 69; USD 67) (+bp*)

ANCIENT GREEK COINS - EASTERN EUROPE CELTS - IMITATIVE THASOS AR TETRADRACHM
EARLY 1ST CENTURY B.C.
(15.48 grams.).

Imitating Thasos type, good style. Obv: head of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy, hair falling in two locks behind head, prominent nose. Rev: HRAKLEOYS SWTHROS QASIWN to right, left and beneath Herakles standing front, lionskin over left arm, leaning with right on upright club; M in centre field. About very fine for issue.

PROVENANCE:
Ex UK private collection.

LITERATURE:
Prokopov (2000), 64; Prokopov (2006), 1771; Stara Zagora museum 1138; Preda, Marinescu 130; Lucanc (1996), 495.