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    Stunning Magnesia

    Magnesia ad Meandrum. Ca. 155-145 BC. AR tetradrachm (32mm, 16.70 gm, 12h). Pausanias, son of Pausanias, magistrate. Diademed and draped bust of Artemis right, bow and quiver over shoulder / ΠAYΣANIAΣ ΠAYΣANIOY MAΓNHTΩN, Apollo standing left, left arm resting on tall tripod behind, holding branch tied with fillet in right hand; to right, meander pattern below; all within laurel wreath. SNG von Aulock 7922. SNG Copenhagen 844. Jameson 1504 (same obv. die). Boldly struck in incredible high relief and beautifully toned. A truly stunning coin! Choice Extremely Fine.

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