Attica, Athens, New Style, Magistrates Antioch-& Kar-/ Head of Elephant, 131/0 BC, Drachm

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Attica, Athens, New Style, Magistrates Antioch-& Kar-/ Head of Elephant, 131/0 BC, Drachm, 3.82g. Thompson-402b. Obv: Helmeted head of Athena r. Rx: Owl standing r. on amphora, head front; ethnic and magistrates’ names across field, in r. field head of elephant r.; third magistrate ABP, [Γ] on amphora; all within olive wreath. Ex Berk 180, 28 July 2012, lot 326. The drachms of this issue are very rare: Thompson knew only fifteen specimens, from one obverse die and five reverse dies (p. 157).

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Attica, Athens, New Style, Magistrates Antioch-& Kar-/ Head of Elephant, 131/0 BC, Drachm, 3.82g. Thompson-402b. Obv: Helmeted head of Athena r. Rx: Owl standing r. on amphora, head front; ethnic and magistrates’ names across field, in r. field head of elephant r.; third magistrate ABP, [Γ] on amphora; all within olive wreath. Ex Berk 180, 28 July 2012, lot 326. The drachms of this issue are very rare: Thompson knew only fifteen specimens, from one obverse die and five reverse dies (p. 157).

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