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Live auction - bgr_409701 - PHOENICIA - ARADOS Tétradrachme stéphanophore

PHOENICIA - ARADOS Tétradrachme stéphanophore XF
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Estimate : 450 €
Price : 280 €
Maximum bid : 320 €
End of the sale : 08 November 2016 14:13:16
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : Tétradrachme stéphanophore
Date: an 161
Mint name / Town : Arados, Phénicie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 27,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 15,03 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan bien centré, un peu court sur la couronne au revers à l’usure régulière, lisible et identifiable. Patine grise, légèrement granuleuse et piquée
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire a été acquis en avril 1983 et provient du stock d’Art Antique (J.-P. Kimmel)

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Buste de Tyché à droite, coiffée d'une couronne tourelée, voilée et drapée ; grènetis.

Reverse


Reverse description : Niké debout à gauche, tenant un aplustre de la main droite et une palme de la main gauche ; le tout dans une couronne.
Reverse legend : ARADIWN/ AXR/ L/ Q.
Reverse translation : (d’Arados, an 161).

Commentary


Nous n’avons pas relevé d’identité de coin pertinente.

Historical background


PHOENICIA - Arados

(III - Ist century BC)

Arados had entered orbit Seleucid after the battle of Ipsos in 301 BC The city emancipated from this tutelage in 259 BC Arados then time his coins from this new era. Under the reign of Alexander I Bala, it destroyed Marathus, her neighbor and old enemy. From that date, the city issued a very important civic coinage (AC 137-45.) Which lasted until the cesarean time.

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