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Lot 3009    SESSION 11 (9.30AM THURSDAY 4TH APRIL)    Greek Silver & Bronze Coins

Estimate $250
SOLD $180

THRACE, Island off Thrace, Thasos, (after 148 B.C.), silver tetradrachm, (16.74 g), obv. large head of young Dionysos to right, wreathed with ivy and band across forehead, rev. Herakles naked standing to left, holding club, lion skin over left arm, to right **HRAKLEOUS*, to left **SWTHROS, below **FASIWN, MH monogram to left, (cf.S.1759, SNG Cop. 1040-1045). Good metal, well centred, crude style, very fine or better.

Ex Noble Numismatics Sale 81 (lot 3234 and previously Sale 63 (lot 3473).

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