Satraps of Caria, Hekatomnos, Silver Tetrobol

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Satraps of Caria, Hekatomnos, Silver Tetrobol

Satraps of Caria, Hekatomnos (392-377 B.C.), Silver Tetrobol. EKA, head of a roaring lion facing left, its jaws open and tongue protruding, rev. stellate pattern; within a shallow circular incuse, 4.26g. (SNG Keckman 274; SNG Kayhan 862; SNG von Aulock 2356).An exceptional example, old cabinet tone and extremely fine.

Provenance:
Ex SBV, Auction 6, 1980, lot 68
Ex Vinchon, Auction 24, 1994, lot 269

AM00496