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Live auction - bgr_787984 - PAEONIA - PAEONIAN KINGDOM - PATRAOS Tétradrachme

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Estimate : 1 500 €
Price : 850 €
Maximum bid : 850 €
End of the sale : 07 March 2023 14:13:48
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : Tétradrachme
Date: c. 320 AC.
Mint name / Town : Atelier incertain
Metal : silver
Diameter : 23,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 12,80 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Magnifique exemplaire sur un flan bien centré des deux côtés. Très beau portrait d’Apollon, bien venu à la frappe. Revers détaillé. Patine grise avec de légers reflets dorés
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête laurée d'Apollon à droite.


Reverse description : Cavalier péonien bondissant à droite, terrassant un hoplite macédonien au sol ; dans le champ à gauche, un canthare.
Reverse legend : PA-TRA-OU.

Historical background

Paeonia - KINGDOM OF Paeonia - PATRAOS

(340-315 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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