Thasos - Tetradrachm - under Roman rule (148BC on) - Thracian imitation

Ancient Coins - Thasos - Tetradrachm - under Roman rule (148BC on) - Thracian imitation
zoom view
16.69g

Obv: Bust of young Dionysos right

Rev: Heracles standing facing left holding a lion skin and leaning on a club "HRAKLEOUS SWTHPOS QASIWN"

These issues were extensively copied by the contemporary Celts and Thracian tribes as it was a very recognized type.  This one, based on the slightly odd style, is one of these imitative issues.   For more information on this type, I highly recommend Reid Goldborough's three part article recently published in the Celator.

SG 1759
Prezzo SKU : 030631
US$ 165.00
  • € 137.82
  • £ 122.14
  • AUD 206.31
  • CHF 158.98
  • CAD 202.79

Quotazione: 09/19/17

Invia da: United States
Articolo venduto