MACEDON, Kings of. Perseus, 179-168 BC. AR Drachm (2.61g) imitating Rhodes.

Ancient Coins - MACEDON, Kings of. Perseus, 179-168 BC. AR Drachm (2.61g) imitating Rhodes.
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MACEDON, Kings of. Perseus, 179-168 BC. AR Drachm (2.61g), c. 171/170.
 
Head of Helios facing slightly right / Rose with bud to right, ΕΡΜΙΑΣ above. 
Price, Larissa, plate LV, 247; Sear 5092. Extremely Fine, lightly toned, lustrous.
 
Struck by Perseus for payment to mercenaries from Crete, where coinage on the
Rhodian standard was the norm (Cf. Ashton, NC 1988, pp. 29-30).  Nearly all
known specimens are from the Sitichoro Hoard found near Pharsalos in 1968
 
 
Prezzo SKU : RhodMercs299
US$ 875.00
  • € 907.11
  • £ 811.04
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  • CHF 866.78
  • CAD 1,196.91

Quotazione: 09/27/22

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