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Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 20Auction date: 16 July 2022
Lot number: 1999

Lot description:

PHRYGIA. Hierapolis. Pseudo-autonomous issue. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 27 mm, 16.33 g, 12 h), circa 79-81. ΙЄΡΑΠΟ-ΛЄΙ-ΤΩΝ Draped bust of Dionysos wearing ivy wreath to right. Rev. ΙЄΡΑΠΟΛЄΙ-ΤΩΝ The Abduction of Persphone: Hades driving fast quadriga to right, holding scepter in his right hand and carrying away struggling Persephone, who raises her hands in protest. RPC II -. RPC II online 1304B. An attractive piece with a very interesting mythological reverse. Minor roughness and some earthen deposits, otherwise, very fine.

Ex Papillon E-Auction 5, 6 March 2021, 449.

Starting price: 100 CHF