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18kt Gold and Coin Earclips, David Webb

Auction:
3188B
Lot:
243
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 3188B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 04, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

18kt Gold and Coin Earclips, David Webb, each centering a gilded silver Alexander the Great tetradrachm coin with Heracles wearing the skin of the Nemean lion on the obverse, Zeus on the reverse, in hammered mounts, 19.2 dwt, lg. 3/4 in., signed.
Estimate $2,000-3,000


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

David Webb, Ancient Greek religion, Coins, Greek mythology, Heracles, LGBT themes in mythology, Nemean lion, Numismatics, Obverse and reverse, Tetradrachm, Zeus

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