Tetradrachm Patraos Type

Features

Country Agrianes
(Thracians)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 400 BC - 201 BC
Value Tetradrachm (4)
Currency Drachm
Composition Silver
Weight 11.90 g
Diameter 27 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
References Kostial# 1002
Michaela Kostial; 2003. Kelten im Osten : Gold und Silber der Kelten in Mittel- und Osteuropa : Sammlung Lanz (2nd edition). Verlag der Staatlichen Münzsammlung München, Munich, Germany. ISBN 9783922840190.

Obverse

Celticised laureate head of Apollo to right.

Reverse

Warrior on horse rearing to right, spearing enemy who defends himself with raised shield; ΠATPAOY around.

Comments

Paeonian Hoard pl. 9, 505

Examples of this type:

Example #1 (11.90g, 27mm, 9h; Extremely Fine, die break and test cut) - In main image:
◦ Ex-Hermann Lanz Collection; published in Kostial #1002;
◦ Auctioned by Roma Numismatics Ltd, Auction XVIII, 29 September 2019, lot 242. Sold for 440 GBP.
◦ Auctioned by Giessener Münzhandlung GmbH, Auction 44, 3 April 1989, lot 253.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (400 BC - 201 BC) 

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