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Lot 2069       Greek Silver & Bronze

Estimate $900
SOLD $800

MACEDON, kingdom of Philip II, (359-336 B.C.), silver tetradrachm, (14.47 grams), Amphipolis mint, issued posthumously 342/1-329/8 B.C., obv. head of Zeus laureate to r., rev. naked youth or small man (Philip II), on horseback to r., prow below in field, around and above FILIP POU. (cf.S.6680, Le Rider Pl.38, 376a [same dies and this coin illustrated]). Superb portrait of Zeus, in high relief, attractive dark tone, good very fine and rare.

Ex. Collection of The American Numismatic Society and formerly from the Edward Newell Collection.

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