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Stephanophoric type
Printed Auction 42 Lot 82

AEOLIS. Myrina. Circa 160-143 B.C. AR tetradrachm. 16.72 gm. 30 mm. Stephanophoric type. Laureate head of Apollo right / Apollo Grynios standing right, holding phiale and filleted laurel branch; monogram and MΥΡINAIΩN to left, omphalos and amphora at feet to right; all within laurel wreath. Sacks Issue 18. SNG Copenhagen 221. SNG von Aulock 1664. Good Extremely Fine; touch of porosity on cheek; perfectly centered; lovely style and lustrous toning. Deeply struck and attractive.

Purchased from Forum Ancient Coins in 2007.

At the time this coin was issued, Myrina was a popular tourist town known for its terracotta. glassware, and oysters.

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