HERCULES / WOLF and TWIN silver. Didrachm, Neapolis (?) after 276. Ex Sternberg X, 1980, 216.

Ancient Coins - HERCULES / WOLF and TWIN silver. Didrachm, Neapolis (?) after 276. Ex Sternberg X, 1980, 216.
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Hercules / Wolf and Twin silver Didrachm (AR; 20-21mm; 6.76g; 9h) Neapolis, after 276 bc. Bust of young Hercules to right, diademed; wearing lion's skin tied in front; club on his shoulder. Rev. Wolf right, its head turned back, suckling the twins, Romulus and Remus; in exergue, ROMANO. Very fine. Scratches on both sides but not disturbing, because under the toning. Wonderful style and perfect centered. Beautiful toned. Very sympathic coin in hands but not perfect. Rare.

BMCRR II p. 125, 30 and pl. Lxxiv.9; Cr. 20/1; HN Italy 284; RBW 23; Syd. 6.

Ex Sternberg X, Zurich 25-26 Nov 1980, 216.

Price SKU: rr_dd_her_wol
US$ 3,738.00
  • € 3,203.08
  • £ 2,865.00
  • AUD 5,066.64
  • CHF 3,726.15
  • CAD 4,946.52

Rates for: 07/20/18

Ships from: Germany