Printed Auction 42 Aftersale Lot 80

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Printed Auction 42 Aftersale Lot 80

AEOLIS. Kyme. Circa 155-143 B.C. AR tetradrachm. 16.88 gm. 36 mm. Stephanophoric type. Demetrios, magistrate. Diademed head of the Amazon Kyme right, wearing tainia / Horse prancing right; one-handled cup below; KVMAIΩN to right, ΔHMHTΡIOΣ below; all within wreath. Oakley obv. die 63. BMC 76 (same obv. die). Extremely Fine; lovely old cabinet tone with irridescent luster in the devices; small deposit on obverse; die break in left field on reverse; fine style; well centered on a broad flan.

Ex Stacks Bowers & Ponterio Sale 164 (NYINC, 6 January 2012) lot 243.


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