Coins, Tokens, Historical Medals and Antiquities (2 & 3 June 2021)
Date of Auction: 2nd & 3rd June 2021
Sold for £280
Estimate: £200 - £240
FootnoteProvenance: P. Dawson Collection.
This representation of Atlas is rare and derives from a Roman sundial found at Naples. This smaller example may have supported a base for furnishing. Atlas was a Titan god who was condemned to carry the heavens upon his shoulders