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    ANCIENT GREECE. Lot of eight (8) silver coins in a custom display frame. The frame, made of gold-leafed wood enclosing two glass panels and cream-colored matte material, contains the following eight coins (note: the elegantly hand-lettered identifications are often incorrect!): (1) ATTICA, Athens, AR tetradrachm, ca. 393-290 BC, helmeted head of Athena with profile eye / Owl facing. // (2) PTOLEMAIC KINGDOM, Ptolemy VIII-X, later 2nd century-1st century BC, AR tetradrachm, head of Ptolemy I / Eagle. // (3) PAMPHYLIA, Aspendus, ca, 330-250 BC, AR stater, wrestlers grappling / slinger. // (4) MACEDONIAN KINGDOM, Alexander III the Great, 336-323 BC, AR tetradrachm, head of Heracles / Zeus enthroned, // (5) BOEOTIA, Thebes, ca. 395-338 BC, AR stater, Boeotian shield / Amphora. // (6) Ptolemy VIII-X, AR tetradrachm, dates and types of #2. // (7)THESSALY. Thessalian League, ca. 196-25 BC, AR stater, head of Zeus / Athena advancing. // BITHYNIAN KINGDOM, Nicomedes II (148-128 BC), AR tetradrachm, diademed head of Nicomedes right / Zeus standing left holding wreath. Coins grade from rough Fine (the Athens) to Choice Extremely Fine (Nicomedes). Display case has a few surface blemishes and has one foot broken and repaired.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2013
    15th-16th Tuesday-Wednesday
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