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Myrina, Aeolis

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Aeolis, Myrina, Drachm, ex: Aufhauser
AR Drachm, 4.06g. 18mm. c.150 B.C. Laureate head of Apollo to right with two plaits of hair falling down the nape of his neck. Rev. Apollo of Gryneium standing to right holding a laurel branch with two fillets and a patera; omphalos and amphora below to right; all within laurel wreath. Sacks, "The Wreathed Coins of Aeolian Myrina," in ANS Museum Notes, 30, 1985, p. 38, issue 29, but only listing tetradrachms. Fine style, very rare issue, and among the finest known Myrina drachms; luster under light toning and virtually as struck

Ex: Hauck and Aufhäuser, Munich, Auction 20, 2007, lot 85. See more detailed image
Extremely Fine $11,500.00

 

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