THASOS SILVER STATER – SATYR ABDUCTING NYMPH TYPE OF THE CLASSICAL PERIOD – CHOICE VF NGC GRADED GREEK THRACIAN COIN (Inv. 18365)
18320. THRACIAN ISLANDS. THASOS. 435-400 BC.
Silver drachm, 3.49 g, 15 mm.
Obv. Ithyphallic satyr abducting nymph and cradling her in his lap. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square.
Le Rider, Thasiennes, 8; HGC 6, 336.
Ex Historical Scholar collection, acquired from Malter Galleries with his ticket.
NGC graded CHOICE VF, Strike 5/5, Surface 3/5, this is the Classical period equivalent of the famous erotic staters of 500-450 BC.