Leu Numismatik

Web Auction 3

Leu Numismatik, Web Auction 3

Celtic, Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Medieval and Modern coins, featuring an inte...

Su, 25.02.2018, from 1:00 PM CET
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Description

SICILY. Naxos. Circa 420-403 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 14 mm, 1.95 g, 12 h), signed by Prokles. NAXIΩN Head of the youthful river-god Assinos to left, wearing wreath of vine (or celery?) leaves and with a tiny horn above his forehead; signature Π on neck. Rev. Silenos, nude and ithyphallic, squatting facing half-right, head to left, holding kantharos in his right hand and thyrsos in his left. Cahn, Naxos 122 (V76/R99). Rizzo pl. XXVIII, 30 ( same dies ). McClean 2477 ( same dies ). Rare. Darkly toned. Some smoothing , otherwise, very fine.

From a European collection, formed before 2005.

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Starting price 200 CHF
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