Islands off Thrace, Thasos


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Circa 168/7-148 BC. AR tetradrachm, 16.94 gr., 33 mm.

Obv: head of youthful Dionysos to the right, wreathed with ivy.

Rev: ΗΡΑΚΛΕΟYΣ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ ΘΑΣΙΩΝ; Herakles standing to the left, resting his right hand on club set on ground and holding lion’s skin draped over his left arm; in inner left field: MH-monogram.

Ref: Le Rider 51. SNG Copenhagen 1040.

Well centered on a broad flan. A few old marks. Nice toning. Nearly extremely fine.