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Lucania, Herakleia AR Nomos, 330-281 BC

Auction:
3208T
Lot:
2005
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
Discovery - 3208T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
February 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Lucania, Herakleia AR Nomos, 330-281 BC, with a fully struck head of Athena facing right wearing a Corinthian helmet decorated with Scylla, the verso of Herakles with lion pelt and bow to right, club and aryballos to left, SNG ANS 74, 7.41 grams.
Estimate $600-800


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Keywords

Aryballos, Athena, Corinthian helmet, Deities, Goddesses, Herakles, Legendary creatures, Mythological hybrids, Rape of Persephone, Scylla

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