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Lot # 68 - Auction is closed.Estimate: US$6000 / Unsold: Available at opening bid of US$ + Buyers Fee
Ionia, Phocaea. Hekte
Ionia, Phocaea. c. 478-437 BC. Hekte, 2.55g. (7h). Obv: Bearded head of Zeus Ammon left, wearing ram's horn; behind, seal swimming downwards. Rx: Quadripartite incuse square. Bodenstedt 81. Boston MFA-. BMC-. Apparently only the fourth example known. This is an extremely beautiful high relief image of Zeus Ammon. An unusual type for Phocaea and in exceptional condition. EF.

Ex NAC 27, 12 May 2004, lot 45. Ex NAC 9, 16 April 1996, lot 83.
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