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3600216

Unusual Imitation with Head of Herakles Left

360, Lot: 216. Estimate $200.
Sold for $525. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

EASTERN EUROPE, Imitations of Philip III of Macedon. 3rd-2nd centuries BC. AR Tetradrachm (28mm, 17.46 g, 1h). Mint in the lower Danube region. Head of Herakles left, wearing lion skin / Zeus Aëtophoros seated left; Greek Z below throne. OTA 581/4 var. (head of Herakles right & monograms in left field); Lanz 904–5 var. (same); CCCBM I S191 var. (same); KMW 1469 var. (same). VF, lightly toned, a few light scratches. Rare with the head of Herakles facing left.