Printed Auction 41 Aftersale Lot 31

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Printed Auction 41 Aftersale Lot 31

MACEDON (ROMAN PROTECTORATE). Republican period. First Meris. Circa 167-149 B.C. AR tetradrachm. 16.62 gm. 30 mm. Amphipolis mint. Diademed head of Artemis right, quiver over shoulder, in center of Macedonian shield / Club of Herakles; monograms and legend ΜΑΚΕΔΟΝΩΝ ΠΡΩΤΗΣ above and below; all within oak wreath with thunderbolt to left. Cf. Prokopov – (O–/R230A) [Add correct dies]. AMNG III 178. SNG Ashmolean 3299. Good Very Fine; good style, well struck slightly off center on a broad flan; beautiful old toning on good metal; a few light scratches under tone on reverse.

From an American collection formed in the 1950s primarily from Spink (Messrs. French and Forrer) in London, NFA (Edward Gans) in New York, and Earle K. Stanton in Los Angeles.


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