A beautiful tetradrachm from Magnesia ad Maeandrum
Lot 1146
IONIA. Magnesia ad Maeandrum. Circa 155-145 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31 mm, 16.58 g, 12 h), Attic standard, Erasippos, son of Aristeos, magistrate. Diademed and draped bust of Artemis to right, with bow and quiver over her shoulder. Rev. MAΓNHTΩN - EPAΣIΠΠOΣ / APIΣTEOY Apollo standing left on maeander pattern, holding filleted laurel branch in his lowered right hand and leaning his left elbow on a tall tripod behind him; all within laurel wreath. BMC 37. 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, 224. Jones obv. die 28. SNG Berry 1067. SNG von Aulock 2042. The reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, about extremely fine.

From a European collection, acquired before 2021.
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500 CHF
Hammer price:
3600 CHF
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Closing time: 16-Jul-22, 21:32:00 CEST
All winning bids are subject to an 18.5% buyer's fee.


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