Ionia, Ephesos

650.00

1 in stock

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Description

Circa 83-82 BC (year 52). AR cistophoric tetradrachm, 12.72 gr., 28.3 mm.
Obv: serpent emerging from cista mystica; all within ivy wreath.

Rev: two serpents entwined around bow and bowcase; headdress of Isis above; in left field: NB above civic monogram EΦE; in right: torch.

Ref: SNG Copenhagen 330.
Lovely old cabinet tone. Extremely fine.