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Antigonos Doson tetradrachm (Rev)

Antigonos Doson tetradrachm (Rev)

Kingdom of Macedon, Antigonos Doson (227-221 B.C.), Silver Tetradrachm. Mint of Pella.
BAΣIΛEΩΣ / ANTIΓONOY inscribed on the side of a prow left, upon which is seated Apollo left, testing a bow, a monogram below, 17.13g., 12h (Panagopoulou pl. 33, 158; SNG Alpha Bank 1046-7; SNG Ashmolean 3264).
A beautiful example, well-struck and centred on a very broad flan, light iridescent cabinet toning, extremely fine.

Ex NAC 8, 3 April 1995, lot 229
Ex Leu 86, 5 May 2003, lot 367


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not sure I've seen better.
"When you are in Rome live in the Roman style; when you are elsewhere live as they live elsewhere" St. Ambrose (340-397) to St. Augustine.
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Thanks, Mark. I've seen a couple that are a little sharper, but the broad flan and nice centering help give it that extra eye appeal.
#2 May 26, 2018 2:33am

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