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Live auction - bgr_480646 - ATTICA - ATHENS Tétradrachme stéphanophore

ATTICA - ATHENS Tétradrachme stéphanophore AU
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Starting price : 780 €
Estimate : 1 200 €
Price : 780 €
Maximum bid : 800 €
End of the sale : 05 June 2018 14:10:24
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : Tétradrachme stéphanophore
Date: c. 120-119 AC.
Mint name / Town : Athènes, Attique
Metal : silver
Diameter : 29 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 15,75 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan parfaitement centré avec le grènetis complet au droit et un beau revers. Très belle tête d’Athéna. Revers où tout est lisible et la couronne presque complète. Très belle patine foncée de collection ancienne avec des reflets mordorés
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection Niels

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête d'Athéna à droite, coiffée du casque attique à cimier, orné d'un griffon bondissant à droite surmontant un quadrige.

Reverse


Reverse description : Chouette debout à droite, la tête de face sur une amphore couchée à droite, dans le champ à gauche, une double corne d’abondance.
Reverse legend : A-QE/ AFRo-DISI/ DIO/GE/ SA/TU/ SF/ A.
Reverse translation : (Athènes/ Aphrodisias, Diogénès/ Satu.

Commentary


Poids un peu léger. Magistrats Aphrodisias et Diogénès. Cette série est datée par Flament de 120-119 avant J.-C.

Historical background


ATHENS - ATHENS

(III - Ist century BC)

Athens after the death of Alexander the Great tried to regain its independence. The Athenians were defeated Crannon 322 BC Demosthenes committed suicide to avoid being delivered to Antipater. After this date, Athens survived only thanks to its past prestige. Cassandra took Athens in 317 BC and established an oligarchic regime. She followed the fate of Macedonia until the defeat of Perseus in 168 BC During the war against Mithridates, Sulla besieged the city who went to 86 BC.

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