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Amphaxitis, Macedonia

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Macedon, Amphipolis, Ex: Hirsch 1910, Niggeler, et

AR Drachm, 3.53g. 14x15mm.  c.369-368 B.C. Three-quarter facing head of Apollo to right wearing laurel wreath. Rev. Torch within square containing the ethnic inscription. Lorber, 148, 61i (this coin),  AMNG III/2, 10 and pl. VIII, 19 (these dies). . McClean 3206 (these dies).   This is one of the finest style Apollo heads on an Amphipolis drachm with lovely toning and a fine craquelure. 

 

Provenance/Pedigree:

Ex: Hirsch, Munich, Auction XXVI,  May 23,1910, lot 142; from duplicates of the Berlin Museum acquired from the collection of Arthur Löbbecke of Braunschweig.
Ex: Bank Leu and Münzen und Medaillen, Basel,  December 3-4, 1965, lot 215, Walter Niggeler collection.
Ex: Frank Sternberg, Zurich, Auction, XXIV, November 19, 1990, lot 47
Ex: New York Sale, Auction XXVII, January 4,  2012, lot 270, Prospero collection

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