- ID: 288

    Submitter: Jean-Luc

    Added: 1998-02-25

    THRACE. Kings of Thrace.
    Cavarus, c. 225-218 B.C.

    Av.: Head of Herakles to r., wearing lion-skin headdress.
    Rv.: Zeus enthroned to l. with scepter and eagle, in field, Artemis with torches.
    4,13 g. c. 19 mm.

    BoC: 20/1, 1995, p. 25.

    FAKE – No drachms of this Thracian king are known. For tetradrachms see Gerassimov, NC 1957, p. 2 and pl. 1,3.
    These is a product of the Bulgarian jewelry and tourist rade, and are originally not ntended to fool dealers/collectors.