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Live auction - bgr_452134 - PAEONIA - PAEONIAN KINGDOM - AUDEOLON Tétradrachme

PAEONIA - PAEONIAN KINGDOM - AUDEOLON Tétradrachme AU/AU
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Estimate : 1 200 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 12 December 2017 14:11:01
Type : Tétradrachme
Date: c. 300-286 AC.
Mint name / Town : Astibos, Péonie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 26,5 mm
Orientation dies : 9 h.
Weight : 17,08 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan ovale bien centré des deux côtés avec les grènetis visibles. Très belle tête d’Héraklès caractéristique. Joli revers à l’usure superficielle. Patine grise avec des reflets dorés
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient du stock d’Hubert Lanz et de la collection Laurent F

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête imberbe d’Héraklès à droite, coiffé de la léonté.

Reverse


Reverse description : Zeus aétophore les jambes parallèles assis à gauche, sur un siège sans dossier, nu jusqu’à la ceinture, tenant un aigle de la main droite tendue et un sceptre lotiforme perlé de la main gauche.
Reverse legend : ALEXANDR/OU/ (PU).
Reverse translation : (d’Alexandre).

Commentary


Mêmes coins que l’exemplaire du British Museum (MP. 653, pl. XXXVI) et même coin de droit que l’exemplaire du British Museum (MP. 654, pl. XXXVI).

Historical background


PONIA - KINGDOM OF PEONIA - AUDÉOLON

(315-286 BC)

Coinage in the name and type of Alexander III the Great

Audéolon succeeded Patraos as king of Peonia in 315 BC The small kingdom was caught in the struggles between Diadoques and Epigones. Peonia was finally integrated into the kingdom of Macedonia in 286 BC.

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