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Live auction - bgr_340733 - PAEONIA - PAEONIAN KINGDOM - LYKKEIOS Tétradrachme

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Estimate : 2 200 €
Price : 1 200 €
Maximum bid : 1 350 €
End of the sale : 03 December 2014 14:13:15
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : Tétradrachme
Date: c. 350 AC.
Mint name / Town : Péonie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 23,5 mm
Orientation dies : 5 h.
Weight : 12,64 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan épais, légèrement décentré au droit, mais néanmoins complet. Très jolie revers, bien venu à la frappe. Magnifique patine de collection ancienne avec des reflets mordorés et bleutés acier
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient du stock Burgan (1996) et de MONNAIES 34, n° 141


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


Reverse description : Héraklès étranglant le lion de Némée à droite ; derrière dans le champ, arc et carquois.
Reverse legend : [L]UK-KEIO[U].
Reverse translation : (de Likkeios).


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 - PROYAUME Peonie - LYKKEIOS

(356-335 BC)

The kingdom of Paeonia gained independence after the death of Perdiccas III, king of Macedonia in 359 BC Before the bellicosity of Philip II of Macedonia, Lykkeios and its successor, Patraos (340 (359 to 340 AC.) - 315 AC.) were turbulent neighbors. After the death of Audoléon (315-286 AC)., Paeonia was held in Macedonia.

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