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Live auction - bgr_340743 - CARIA - SATRAPS OF CARIA - HIDREIUS Tétradrachme

CARIA - SATRAPS OF CARIA - HIDREIUS Tétradrachme AU/XF
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Estimate : 2 500 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 03 December 2014 14:22:15
Type : Tétradrachme
Date: c. 350 AC
Mint name / Town : Halicarnasse, Carie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 23,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 14,99 g.
Rarity : INÉDIT
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan épais, parfaitement centré des deux côtés. Portrait magnifique de réalisme avec un style extraordinaire. Joli revers, légèrement piqué sur le visage de Zeus. Jolie patine avec des reflets dorés
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de MONNAIES 34, n° 218. Certificat d’exportation

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête laurée d'Apollon de trois quarts de face à droite.

Reverse


Reverse description : Zeus Labraundos marchant à droite, tenant de la main droite le labrys et de la gauche une javeline renversée ; E sous les pieds.
Reverse legend : IDRIEWS/ I.
Reverse translation : (d’Hidrieus).

Commentary


Nous n’avons pas repéré de liaison de coin pour ce type qui est très proche iconographiquement des émissions de Pixodare (cf. Konuk 7c, pl. 34). En revanche aucun tétradrachme d’Idreius n’était signalé avec un petit iota placé derrière le Zeus Labraundos.

Historical background


DECAY - satraps DECAY - HIDRIEUS

(351-344 BC)

Hekatomnos (395-377 AC). Was satrap of Caria and participated in the second war in Asia Minor. His son Mausolus (377-353 AC.), Who succeeded him, is much better known for the mausoleum built for him his widow, Artemisia, to perpetuate his memory and was one of the seven wonders of the world. This is Hidrieus, the second son of Hekatomnos, who succeeded him and continued the coinage introduced by his brother Halicarnassus. Pixodare, the last son of Hekatomnos succeeded to the widow of Hidrieus, Ada (344-340 AC).. He was eliminated in 334 BC The following year, Rhoontopates last satrap of Caria, was deposed by Alexander the Great seized Halicarnassus.

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