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Lot # 35 - Auction is closed.Estimate: US$1250 / Price Realized: US$2000
Eastern Europe, Imitation of Thasos. Tetradrachm
Eastern Europe, Imitation of Thasos. 2nd-1st century BC. Tetradrachm, 15.97g. (11h). Obv: Stylized head of Dionysos right, snake-like braid emerging from back of head. Rx: Stylized, schematic Herakles standing facing; inscription rendered as vertical and horizontal rows of dots. Gobl OTA Class V/6. Slg. Lanz--. Lukanc--. Mint State.

Ex Lanz 159, 8 December 2014, lot 6.

Wonderful late Celtic style, strongly reminiscent of the art of Picasso. Rare and important variety.
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