The second known tetradrachm of Menephron
Lot 411
CARIA. Antioch ad Maeandrum. Circa 85-65/60 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28 mm, 16.11 g, 12 h), Menephron, magistrate. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΑΝΤΙΟΧΕΩΝ ΜΕΝΕΦΡΩΝ Eagle, with closed wings, standing left; behind, cornucopiae; all within maeander pattern. BMC -. HN -. Leschhorn, Lexicon of Greek Coin Inscriptions -. McClean -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG Lockett -. SNG von Aulock 2417 (same obverse die). Thonemann (forthcoming) prov. Group C, 12.b (O14/R24, this coin). Weber -. Winterthur -. Of the highest rarity, only the second known tetradrachm of Menephron and the first from this reverse die. A few deposits on the obverse and the reverse a bit weak, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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1000 CHF
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1300 CHF
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Closing time: 29-Jun-19, 18:25:30 CEST
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