Estimate: 650 CHF
Price realized: 600 CHF
LUCANIA. Herakleia. Circa 281-278 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 7.84 g, 5 h), time of Pyrrhos, struck under the magistrate Aris... ˫ΗΡΑΚΛΗΙΩΝ Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet adorned with a figure of Skylla hurling a rock right on the bowl, a pendant earring and a simple necklace; behind Athena's neck, E. Rev. Youthful Herakles standing facing, nude but for lion's skin over his left arm, holding club in his right hand and, in his left, a bow and an arrow; above club, owl standing right, head facing; in field to left, APIΣ. HN III 1385. SNG ANS 78-9. Clear and with a wonderful and stylish obverse. Extremely fine.