A splendid tetradrachm from Akanthos
Lot 173
MACEDON. Akanthos. Circa 470-430 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29 mm, 17.22 g, 5 h). Lion right, attacking a bull collapsing to left; in exergue, tunny swimming to left. Rev. AKA-N-ΘIO-N Raised quadripartite square surrounded by inscription; all within shallow incuse square. AMNG III, 2, 21. Desneux 97 (D94/R87). SNG ANS -. An attractive, bright and sharply struck piece of beautiful Classical style. Very light doubling on the obverse and some minor die rust below the bull, otherwise, good extremely fine.


From a European collection, formed before 2005.
Starting price:
1500 CHF
Hammer price:
5500 CHF
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Closing time: 07-Dec-19, 15:26:00 CET
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