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Auction 339 (LIVEBIDDING)  -  22.10.2020 13:00
CLASSICA, PATRIA & SELECTED VARIA
THE HORSERIDER COLLECTION OF LARGE SIZE SILVER COINS
RARITIES FROM ANCIENT, MEDIEVAL & MODERN TIMES

Lot 18
GREEK COINS. MACEDONIA.  
ROMAN PROVINCE. Tetradrachm, about 148-147 BC. AR 16.89 g. In the central medallion of a Macedonian shield, draped bust r. of Artemis r., wearing diadem, bow and quiver over l. shoulder; around, seven stars and crescents, separated by seven dots arranged in three rows. Rev. Club r. between LEG / ΜΑΚΕΔΟΝΩΝ, on the r., r. hand holding branch; all within oak wreath. SNG Oxford 3310 (same dies); P. A. MacKay, Macedonian Tetradrachms of 148-147 B.C., ANS MN 14 (1968), 18, 5 b (this specimen, illustrated on pl. V); Chr. Boehringer, Mittelhellenistische Chronologie 125 and pl. 9,8.
Rare. Good style. Nice old tone. Some insignificant double striking on rev. Extremely fine

Provenance:
Rhousopoulos collection.
H.C. Hoskier collection.
Auction J. Hirsch, Munich XIII (1905), 768.
Auction J. Hirsch, Munich XX (1907), 225.
; GREEK COINS; ;
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