Lotto 19 | A greek-iberian garnet intaglio. Bearded male head.

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A greek-iberian garnet intaglio. Bearded male head.

A greek-iberian garnet intaglio. Bearded male head.

150-100 B.C.
13x13x4 mm

Facing right, the male figure is characterized by a trick beard and voluminous hair rendered with rounded drills. On each sides presence of greek letters (?). Cabochon stone, small cracks and slight wear marks.
See the iberian coinage silver denarii from Barskunes
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U.K. private collection