Artemis Ephesia and Serapis arriving on a galley in a harbor
Lot 529
IONIA. Ephesus. Gordian III, 238-244. Medallion (Bronze, 49 mm, 56.34 g, 12 h), Homonoia with Alexandria in Egypt. ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤΩ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ϹEΒ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. ΕΦΕϹΙΩΝ Κ ΑΛEΞ/ΑΝΔΡEΩΝ Cult statue of Artemis Ephesia and Serapis standing facing on galley sailing left; in the background, coastal line with a series of buildings with a large temple in the center; to right of the temple, boar running right. Franke-Nollé 555. RPC VII.1 400.1 = Triton VI (2003), 566 (same dies). Of the highest rarity, apparently the third known example. Somewhat smoothed and with some roughness, otherwise, very fine.
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250 CHF
Hammer price:
2000 CHF
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Closing time: 09-Dec-18, 16:24:30 CEST
All winning bids are subject to an 18.5% buyer's fee.