Troas, Ilium

2,500.00

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Description

 Antiphanos magistrate, circa 188-133 BC. AR tetradrachm, 15.30 gr., 40 mm.
Obv: head of Athena to the right, wearing laureate and triple-crested Attic helmet.

Rev: AΘHNAΣ IΛIAΔOΣ; Athena Ilias standing to the right, wearing polos and chiton, holding distaff in left hand and filleted spear over right shoulder; below: owl standing to the right, head facing; in exergue: ANTIΦANOY.

Ref: BMC –. Bellinger, Troy –. von Aulock –.
An apparently unrecorded variety of a rare type. Somewhat rough surfaces. Very fine.