SILVER TRITEMORION OF THASOS, 411-350 BC.

SILVER TRITEMORION OF THASOS, 411-350 BC.

195.00

Obverse: Head of bald and bearded Satyr facing right.

Reverse: Two dolphins swimming in opposite directions, one above the other; all within incuse square.

BMC: 3. 60. Sear: 1756. [Thasos, 411-350 BC].

Diameter: 9 mm. Weight: 0.45 g.

A miniature masterpiece of the die-engraver’s art. The reverse has a perfectly balanced composition, formed by two naturalistic dolphins leaping in opposite directions. The obverse features a characterful depiction of an elderly Satyr, probably Silenus.

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