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Live auction - bgr_422336 - PAEONIA - PAEONIAN KINGDOM - LYKKEIOS Tétradrachme

PAEONIA - PAEONIAN KINGDOM - LYKKEIOS Tétradrachme MS
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Estimate : 2 500 €
Price : 1 701 €
Maximum bid : 1 701 €
End of the sale : 14 March 2017 14:10:35
bidders : 3 bidders
Type : Tétradrachme
Date: c. 350 AC.
Mint name / Town : Damastion ou Astibos, Illyrie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 24 mm
Orientation dies : 9 h.
Weight : 13,20 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire de qualité exceptionnelle sur un flan large et ovale légèrement décentré avec le grènetis visible au droit. Très belle tête de Zeus de haut relief. Magnifique composition du revers finement détaillé
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Zeus à droite.

Reverse


Reverse description : Héraklès étranglant le lion de Némée à droite ; derrière dans le champ, arc et carquois.
Reverse legend : [LUKK]EIOU.
Reverse translation : (de Lykkeios).

Commentary


Plusieurs traces de cassure de coin au droit dans le champ, devant et derrière le visage. Même coin de droit que l’exemplaire de l’American Numismatic Society (ANS. 1019).

Historical background


PAEONIA - PAEONIAN KINGDOM - LYKKEIOS

(356-335 BC)

The kingdom of Peonia obtained its independence after the death of Perdiccas III, king of Macedon in 359 BC. 315 AC.), were turbulent neighbours. After the death of Audoleon (315-286 AC.), Peonia was reunited with Macedonia.

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