MACEDON (Roman Protectorate), Republican period. First Meris.
|Sale: Triton X, Lot: 172. Estimate $750.
Closing Date: Monday, 8 January 2007.
Sold For $1700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 167-149 BC. AR Tetradrachm (17.11 g, 12h). Amphipolis mint. Diademed and draped bust of Artemis right, bow and quiver over shoulder, in the center of a Macedonian shield decorated with seven eight-pointed stars within double crescents, each separated by three pellets / MAKEDONWN PRWTHS
, club; monogram above, monogram and E below; all within oak wreath, winged thunderbolt to left. Prokopov dies AH1/C- (unlisted rev. die); AMNG III/1, 175; SNG Copenhagen -; SNG Ashmolean -; Boston MFA 731. EF, toned. Well struck on an exceptionally broad flan.