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Sale: Nomos 5, Lot: 148. Estimate CHF1500. 
Closing Date: Monday, 24 October 2011. 
Sold For CHF2700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of MACEDON. Antigonos II Gonatas. 277/6-239 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 17.06 g 12), Amphipolis, c. 271-239. Horned head of Pan to left, wearing goat skin and around his neck and with lagobolon behind; all within the center of a Macedonian shield adorned with stars and crescents. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΓΟΝΟΥ Athena Alkidemos striding left, holding shield with her left hand and brandishing a thunderbolt in her right; to left, facing Macedonian helmet with transverse crest; to right, monogram of ΗΡ. SNG Berry 354. SNG Copenhagen 1200. An unusually sharp and beautifully struck piece. Lightly toned. Minor scrape on the obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.


From the PGB collection, and that of J. Slocum.