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Nomos AG > obolos 11Auction date: 8 December 2018
Lot number: 414

Lot description:

PONTUS. Heracleopolis (as Sebastopolis). Gallienus, 253-268. (Bronze, 30 mm, 13.98 g, 12 h), year 266 =263-264. AΥT KAI ΠO ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right, seen from behind. Rev. CEBACTO HΡAK ET ς[ΞC] Hercules grasping the Cerynean Hind by the horns, his left knee propped on its back. Amandry/Remy 72 (D20/R54). SNG von Aulock 134. Very rare, of particular mythological interest, and with an attractive glossy green patina. Typical striking flatness, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.

Starting Price: 160 CHF