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Heritage Auctions, Inc.   |   World Coins & Ancient Coins #3066   |   17 August 2018 Sort by Lot-NumberSort by Estimate
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Lot 30013

Estimate: 20'000 USD   |   Starting price: 10'000 USD Price realized: 52'800 USD
MACEDON. Acanthus. Ca. 470-430 BC. AR tetradrachm (38mm, 17.29 gm, 4h). NGC MS S 5/5 - 4/5, Fine Style. Lion springing right, attacking bull kneeling to left with lowered head and biting into his hind quarters; cantharus between two ivy leaves pointed outward below ground line / AKA-N-ΘIO-N, quadripartite raised incuse square, the interior compartments granulated, all within incuse square. HCG 3.1, 385 for type, otherwise apparently unpublished with these obverse exergual symbols. An absolutely superb gem with magnificent high-relief obverse, perfectly struck and centered on lustrous surfaces.HID05401242017

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