KINGS OF MACEDON. Antigonos II Gonatas, 277/6-239 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31 mm, 17.15 g, 11 h), Amphipolis or Pella, circa 252/1-246. Horned head of Pan to left, wearing goat skin around his neck and with lagobolon behind; all within the center of a Macedonian shield adorned with stars and crescents. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ - ANTIΓONOΥ Athena Alkidemos striding left, holding shield with her left hand and brandishing a thunderbolt in her right; to left, facing Macedonian helmet with transverse crest; in inner right field, monogram. SNG Alpha Bank -. SNG Berry -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG München -. TEA Period II, 2b (this coin, O 02/R 02). Extremely rare. A beautifully toned example of excellent style with an impressive pedigree. Minor marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Ex Maison Palombo 19, 12 December 2020, 33 and from the collections of Edouard Yervant Hindamian, Ciani & Vinchon, 6 February 1956, 349 and G. Picard, Sambon, 14-16 March 1923, 402.