Thrace, Ainos. Tetradrachm; Thrace, Ainos; c. 398/7-396/5 BC, Tetradrachm, 14.86g. May-348a (dies 215/234, Pl. V, this coin). Obv: Head of Hermes facing, wearing petasos. Rx: ?????? Goat standing r., in r. field vine in leaf, from which hang two grape clusters; all within incuse square.
Ex Lockett Collection Part VI, February 1958, lot 1084
Ex Alberto Sangorski Collection, 1925
Ex Edward P. Warren Collection, published by Kurt Regling in 1906, sold by Sotheby, 2 May 1905, probably coming from the Canon William Greenwell Collection (1820-1918).This coin with its perfectly centered, high-relief image of Hermes has an impressive pedigree, probably dating to the 19th century. The exceptional quality of this coin is proven by the many exceptional collectors who have owned it. EF