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    Stunning Fine Style Mint State 'Star' Acanthus Tetradrachm

    MACEDON. Acanthus. Ca. 470-430 BC. AR tetradrachm (38mm, 17.29 gm, 4h). NGC MS ★ 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 HCG 3.1, 385 for type, otherwise apparently unpublished with these obverse exergual symbols.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.



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