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Live auction - bgr_340734 - PAEONIA - PAEONIAN KINGDOM - PATRAOS Tétradrachme

PAEONIA - PAEONIAN KINGDOM - PATRAOS Tétradrachme AU
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Estimate : 650 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 03 December 2014 14:13:45
Type : Tétradrachme
Date: c. 320 AC.
Mint name / Town : Péonie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 22,5 mm
Orientation dies : 2 h.
Weight : 12,60 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan irrégulier bien centré, excepté sur la légende au revers. Portrait tout à fait inhabituel. Usure superficielle au revers. Jolie patine de collection ancienne avec des reflets mordorés
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de MONNAIES 34, n° 144

Obverse


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

Reverse


Reverse description : Cavalier péonien bondissant à droite, terrassant un hoplite macédonien au sol ; massue posée verticalement sous le poitrail du cheval.
Reverse legend : [P-A-T-ROU].
Reverse translation : (de Patraos).

Commentary


Mêmes coins que l’exemplaire de l’American Numismatic Society (ANS. 1025, pl. 38). Même coin de droit que les exemplaires de l’American Numismatic Society (ANS. 1024 et 1026). Provient du trésor péonien. Défaut de coin perceptible sur le cou de la tête d’Apollon.

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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