Greek Silver & Bronze Coins
THRACE, Island off Thrace, Thasos, (after 148 B.C.), silver tetradrachm, (16.01 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, bright well centred, of crude style, nearly extremely fine.
Ex Noble Numismatics Sale 63 (lot 3473) and Sale 76 (lot 3240).
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THRACE, Island off Thrace, Thasos, (after 148 B.C.), silver tetradrachm, (16.01 g), obv. large head ...