IONIA. Magnesia ad Maeandrum. Circa 130-120 BC.
Stater (Gold, 18 mm, 8.44 g, 12 h), Euphemos, son of Pausanias. Draped bust of Artemis to right, wearing stephane and pendant earring and with her quiver and bow over her shoulder. Rev.
MAΓNHTΩN - EYΦHMOΣ / ΠAYΣANIOY Nike driving fast biga to right, holding whip in her right hand and reins in her left. A. Ellis-Evans: The Wreathed Tetradrachms and Gold Staters of Magnesia on the Maeander, in: A. Meadows & U. Wartenberg (eds.): Presbeus. Studies in Ancient Coinage Presented to Richard Ashton, New York 2021, Group A. Leu 1 (2017), 82, Leu Web Auction 8 (2019), 365 and Leu Web Auction 16 (2021), 45-6 (all from the same dies
). Struck from the usual somewhat worn obverse die and with light marks on the reverse, otherwise,
good very fine.
From a European collection, acquired before 2021.