Andromeda being chained
Lot 2277
LYCAONIA. Iconium. Gordian III, 238-244. 'Sestertius' (Bronze, 32 mm, 24.27 g, 7 h). IMP CAES M AT (sic!) GORDIANVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right, seen from behind. Rev. COL AELI ADRI ICONIESI (sic!) / S R Andromeda, nude and seen three-quarters from behind, but with her head turned toward the viewer, seated to left with arms raised and her feet chained; behind to right, chiton hung up on tree; below, wolf standing left, head turned back to right. H.C. von Mosch: Perseus und Andromeda (vormals) in Ikonion, in: Panegyrikoi Logoi. Festschrift für Johannes Nollé zum 65. Geburtstag (2019), pp. 494-498 and p. 553, 1a-c (same dies). RPC VII.2 online ID 2208. Von Aulock, Lykaonien, 330-331 (same dies). Extremely rare and unusually attractive. A beautiful example of this lovely issue. Light doubling on the reverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Estimate:
2000 CHF
Starting price:
1600 CHF
Current bid:
2200 CHF
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200 CHF
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2400 CHF
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Closing time: 24-Oct-21, 10:00:00 CEST
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