Greek Silver & Bronze
Lot 2134 Greek Silver & Bronze
IONIA, Magnesia on the Maeander, (after 165 B.C.), silver tetradrachm, (17.185 grams), obv. diademed bust of Artemis to right with bow and quiver at shoulder, rev. Apollo standing to left on meander pattern, holding branch and resting left elbow on tripod surmounted by quiver, to left MAGNHTWN, to right PAUSANIAS and PAUSANIOU, all within laurel wreath, (cf.S.4485, ANSMN 24, Jones [p.104-5], 8-22). Weak in places on wreath on reverse, otherwise extremely fine and rare.
A similar specimen in Noble Numismatics sale 48 (lot 2701) realised $1056.
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IONIA, Magnesia on the Maeander, (after 165 B.C.), silver tetradrachm, (17.185 grams), obv. diademed bust ...