FORVM VF Roman Macedonia Quaestor Aesillas 95-70 BC Alexander the Great

Ancient Coins - FORVM VF Roman Macedonia Quaestor Aesillas 95-70 BC Alexander the Great
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Macedonia, Roman Rule, Quaestor Aesillas, 95 - 70 B.C.
 
RS77035. Silver tetradrachm, Bauslaugh Group VI (O76), SNG Lockett 1543, SNG Cop 1330, SNG Ashmolean 3305, AMNG III 223, SGCV I 1439, VF, toned, porous, light deposits of copper salts, 11.862g, 28.3mm, 0o, Thessalonika (Salonika, Greece) mint, head of Alexander the Great right with horn of Ammon and flowing hair, Θ behind, ΜΑΚΕ∆ΟΝΩΝ below; reverse AESILLAS above money-chest (cista), club, and Q over quaestor's chair (sella curulis), all within laurel wreath, pellet below sella, pellet at end of Q
 
This type was apparently intended to encourage Macedonian pride by portraying the legendary national hero of the Macedonians, and at the same time clearly communicate Roman authority with name and symbols of the Roman quaestor.
Price SKU: RS77035
US$ 300.00
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