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1'500 CHF
Price realized:
1'600 CHF

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Description

Magnesia AR Tetradrachm, c. 160 BC

Magnesia , Ionia. AR Stephanephoric tetradrachm (34-35 mm, 16.58 g), c. 160 BC.
Obv. Draped bust of Artemis right, wearing diadem, bow and quiver in the back.
Rev. ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ - AΠOΛΛOΔΩPOΣ / KAΛΛIKPATOY, Apollo, nude, standing left, leaning on large tripod, holding filleted laurel branch in his lowered right hand; in exergue, maeander pattern; whole in laurel wreath.
SNG Kayhan 423.

Nicely toned. Struck on a broad flan and extremely fine.

Privately purchased from COFOP Placements, France, in 1992.
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