Tetradrachm Patraos Type

Features

Country Agrianes
(Thracians)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 400 BC - 201 BC
Value Tetradrachm = 4 Drachm (4)
Currency Drachm
Composition Silver
Weight 10.39 g
Diameter 22 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
References Kostial# 999
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;

Lettering: ΠΑΤΡΑΟΥ

Comments

Paeonian Hoard pl. 9, 508.

Examples of this type:

Example #1 (10.39g, 22mm, 12h, Good Very Fine) - in main image:
◦ Ex-Hermann Lanz Collection; published in Michaela Kostial - "Kelten im Osten. Gold und Silber der Kelten in Mittel und Osteuropa, Sammlung Lanz", München, 1997, #999;
◦ Auctioned by Roma Numismatics Ltd, Auction XVII, 28 March 2019, Lot 257. Sold forvb700 GBP.

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

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