Lot 2847: Ancient Greek Coins - Pergamum - Cistophoric Tetradrachm
December 10, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 76-67 BC. Obv: cista mystica, half-opened with a serpent emerging from it, surrounded by a wreath of ivy and vine leaves. Rev: two serpents entwined around a bow in bowcase with PERG monogram to left, magistrate's initials TH over PRY (for prytanis) monogram above; serpent-entwined thyrsos in right field. Pinder 118; Mersan 48; Kleiner Pergamum 49; Kleiner Asia Minor Hoard 1966, 26; Kleiner Asia Minor Hoard 1971, 17-19; cf. Sear 3945. See Wildwinds.com (this coin). 11.54 grams. .
Condition Report: Very fine.