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Ancients: MACEDON. Acanthus. Ca. 520-470 BC. AR tetradrachm (26mm, 17.28 gm). ...

2013 September 25 - 27, 30 & October 1 World and Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach #3026

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Auction Ended On: Sep 25, 2013
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Location: Long Beach Convention Center, Room 103A
300 E. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90802

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Superb Archaic Acanthus Tetradrachm
MACEDON. Acanthus. Ca. 520-470 BC. AR tetradrachm (26mm, 17.28 gm).  Bull with head raised crouching to right, attacked by lion, leaping left on his back; Acanthus flower in exergue / Quadripartite incuse square. J. Desnaux, Les t√©tradrachmes de Akanthus, cf. pl. VI, 14. Boston 516. Gulbenkian 391. Boldly struck in high relief and beautifully toned. Choice Extremely Fine.

Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 33 (6 April 2006), lot 113; Numismatica Ars Classica 21 (19 March 2002), lot 1168. 

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