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Tetradrachm

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Country Akanthos (Macedonia)
(Macedon)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 470 BC - 430 BC
Value 1 Tetradrachm = 4 Drachm (4)
Metal Silver
Weight 17.24 g
Diameter 28.0 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized yes
References HGCS# 3, 385
The Handbook of Greek Coinage Series
by Oliver D. Hoover
(Classical Numismatic Group)

Obverse

Lion facing right attacking a bull that crouches left. In exergue a fish facing left. Beaded ring around all.

Reverse

Ethnic in shallow incuse around quadripartite square in relief. Inscription around the ethnic.

Lettering: ΑΚΑΝΘΟΣ

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (470 BC - 430 BC) 

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