+ Filters
New Search
Filters
Available Exact wording Only in the title
E-shopLoading...
GradeLoading...
PriceLoading...

Live auction - bgr_689953 - LUCANIA - HERACLEA Nomos, statère ou didrachme

LUCANIA - HERACLEA Nomos, statère ou didrachme XF/AU
You must sign-in and be an approved bidder to bid, Login to bid. Accounts are subject to approval and the approval process takes place within 48 hours. Do not wait until the day a sale closes to register.Clicking on « bid » constitutes acceptance of the terms of use of cgb.fr private live auctions. Bids must be placed in whole Euro amounts only. The sale will start closing at the time stated on the item description; any bids received at the site after the closing time will not be executed. Transmission times may vary and bids could be rejected if you wait until the last second. For further information ckeck the Live auction FAQ

All winning bids are subject to a 12% buyer’s fee.
live-auctionLive starting :
2021/12/07 14:00:00
bgr_689953
1052
You have to login to bid
Click here to login
Type : Nomos, statère ou didrachme
Date: c. 276-250 AC.
Mint name / Town : Héraclée, Lucanie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 21 mm
Orientation dies : 3 h.
Weight : 6,49 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan large et irrégulier, bien centré des deux côtés. Frappe molle au droit. Très joli revers de style fin servi par une belle patine de médaillier avec des reflets dorés et bleutés irisés

Obverse


Obverse description : Tête d'Athéna à droite, coiffée d'un casque corinthien à triple cimier orné du Skylla .
Obverse legend : tHRAKLHIWN / tH.

Reverse


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Héraklès debout à gauche, tenant la massue et sacrifiant avec un skyphos au-dessus d’un autel ; dans le champ à droite, un foudre.

Commentary


Le droit est frappé avec un coin mou, bouché.

Historical background


LUCANIA - Iraclia

(370-281 BC.)

To end the struggle between the cities of Tarentum and Thurii, Heraclea was founded jointly in 433-432 BC The inhabitants of Siris, a neighboring town, there were also installed. In 374 BC, Heraclea became the federal capital of the Italic League at the request of Taranto who wanted to dominate the region. Roman and Tarentines aided by Pyrrhus, king of Epirus, fought in 279 BC near the city. Heraclea was taken by the Romans in 272 BC.

cgb.fr uses cookies to guarantee a better user experience and to carry out statistics of visits.
To remove the banner, you must accept or refuse their use by clicking on the corresponding buttons.

x