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Live auction - bgr_729721 - PAEONIA - PAEONIAN KINGDOM - PATRAOS Tétradrachme

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Estimate : 720 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 07 June 2022 14:11:22
Type : Tétradrachme
Date: c. 320 AC.
Metal : silver
Diameter : 24,5 mm
Orientation dies : 11 h.
Weight : 12,67 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie légèrement décentrée au droit. Très joli revers, bien venu à la frappe et de haut relief. Cassure de coin sur la chevelure d’Apollon. Patine grise de collection
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/ EM.
Reverse translation : (de Patraos).

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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