Kingdom of Macedon, Perseus.


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Amphipolis, 170-168 BC. AR tetradrachm 15.45 gr., 31.5 mm.

Obv: diademed head of Perseus to the right.

Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΕΡΣΕΩΣ; eagle with spread wings standing to the right on thunderbolt; above:

ΜΑ; to the right: ΑΥ; between legs: Φ; all within oak wreath; plow below.

Ref: Mamroth 25.

Lightly toned. Good very fine.

Ex Kops collection, acquired privately from Tradart in the 1980’s; ex 51Gallery 6 (2015), lot 73