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Pergamum Tetradrachm

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Pergamum Tetradrachm

Mysia, Pergamum; 160-150 BC, Cistophoric Tetradrachm, 12.73g. Kleiner/Noe-series 11a, 23. Obv: Cista mystica with serpent; all within ivy wreath. Rx: Bow-case ornamented with aphlaston between two coiled serpents, their tails intertwined; to r. of serpents, torch.

Ex Harlan Berk 188 lot 66

As Harlan J. Berk puts it in his article on coin collecting "while late examples of these tetradrachms can be among the ugliest coins ever issued early issues of this series can be extremely beautiful".


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What an exquisite example of this type. I look at so many and pass on them, but this one I missed

One of the finest I have seen.
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