A beautiful rendering of the massive Temple of Zeus-Heliopolites
Lot 1548
SYRIA, Coele-Syria. Heliopolis. Philip I, 244-249. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 28 mm, 15.05 g, 12 h). IMP CAES M IVL PHILIPPVS PIVS FEL AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I to right, seen from behind. Rev. COL HEL / IO M H Propylaeum of the Temple of Zeus-Heliopolites; a flight of steps with a pedestal at each end leads to a portico of twelve columns with a tower at each end; in the pediment over arched entrance, a cypress tree; in exergue, altar between two uncertain objects. BMC 16 var. (differing reverse legend). Leu Web Auction 8 (2019), 836. SNG Righetti 2167 var. (differing reverse legend). An unusually attractive example of this important issue with a beautiful rendering of the massive Temple of Zeus-Heliopolites on the reverse. Somewhat smoothed, otherwise, good very fine.
Starting price:
100 CHF
Hammer price:
4200 CHF
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Closing time: 27-Feb-21, 22:53:30 CET
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