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Live auction - bgr_356267 - MACEDONIA - TERONE Tetrobole

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Estimate : 750 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 30 June 2015 14:10:16
Type : Tetrobole
Date: c. 480-450
Mint name / Town : Terone, Macédoine
Metal : silver
Diameter : 15,5 mm
Weight : 2,23 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan parfaitement centré des deux côtés avec le grènetis complet au droit. Joli carré creux au revers. Patine gris foncé avec des reflets dorés
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection de B. Odaert


Obverse legend : T-E.
Obverse description : Oinochoé ; grènetis circulaire.


Reverse description : Carré creux quadripartite.


Malgré la rareté du type, nous n’avons pas relevé d’identité de coin pertinente. Ce type semble néanmoins plus rare que ne le laissent supposer les ouvrages généraux. C’est la deuxième fois que nous le proposons à la vente.

Historical background


(Fifth century BC)

The city houses Theron was part of chalcidiques colonies which provided material to Xerxes during the second war Medical consultation. The city became part of the Athenian thalassocracy before being captured by Brasidas and Cleon be resumed by the following year.

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