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Live auction - bgr_355260 - MACEDONIA - MACEDONIAN KINGDOM - PERSEUS Tétradrachme

MACEDONIA - MACEDONIAN KINGDOM - PERSEUS Tétradrachme AU
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Estimate : 1 200 €
Price : 750 €
Maximum bid : 800 €
End of the sale : 30 June 2015 14:13:47
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : Tétradrachme
Date: c. 171-168 AC.
Mint name / Town : Amphipolis, Macédoine
Metal : silver
Diameter : 30,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 15,51 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan large, parfaitement centré des deux côtés. Beau portrait de haut relief. Revers de style fin où les détails sont bien visibles. Très jolie patine grise superficielle avec des reflets dorés
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection du Docteur Frédéric Nordmann

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête diadémée du roi à droite.

Reverse


Reverse description : Aigle debout à droite sur un foudre, les ailes déployées ; le tout entouré d'une couronne de chêne ; à l'exergue, une araire.
Reverse legend : BASI-LEWS// PER-SEWS// (MA)/ (AU)/ (AN).

Commentary


Portrait réaliste bien venu à la frappe. Ce type semble plus rare que ne le laissent supposer les ouvrages généraux. L’exemplaire de la vente Gorny 52, 6 novembre 1990 était proposé à 3000 DM (1500€).

Historical background


MACEDONIA - KINGDOM OF MACEDONIA - PERSÉE

(179-168 BC)

Perseus, the eldest son of Philip V (221-179 AC.), Succeeded his father and was the last king of Macedonia. After a promising beginning of the reign, Perseus came into conflict with the Romans, who, since the battle of Cynoscephalae in 197 BC, controlled Greece. The conflict with the Macedonians was brief but violent. The Romans invaded Macedonia and crushed Perseus double battle of Pydna in 168 BC Conquered by Paul-Émile, Perseus was taken to Rome with his two son, participated in its Triomphe winner and died two years later captive in Italy (see the denier of the people Æmilia No. 10, struck in 62 BC and which commemorates this event).

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