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    Macedon as a Roman Province. Aesillas as Quaestor, 93-88 B.C. and later. AR tetradrachm minted at Pella, c. 80-70 B.C. Head right of Alexander the Great, monogram in front/Fiscus (money chest), club of Herakles and quaestor's chair, all within laurel wreath. 16.85 g. SNG Cop 1327. AU58 ICG, boldly struck and choice.
    Aesillas was appointed during the Roman Republic as quaestor, or financial magistrate, in charge of minting coins in northern Greece. His symbols are the money chest (fiscus) and the quaestor's chair (subsellium), both depicted on the reverse of this charismatic coin.
    From the Collection of Dr. Joseph M. Seventko. (NGC ID# 28Z2, Variety PCGS# 100070, Base PCGS# 9855)

    Weight: 33.93 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold , 3% Silver , 5.33% Copper


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