Superb Archaic Acanthus TetradrachmMACEDON. 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 tétradrachmes 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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