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 12.31 g
Diameter 25 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
References Kostial# 1001
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; ΠΑΤ-Ρ-ΑΟΥ around.

Lettering: ΠΑΤ Ρ ΑΟΥ

Comments

Paeonian Hoard pl. 9, 505.

Examples of this type:

Example #1 (12.31g, 25mm, 3h, 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, #1001;
◦ Auctioned by Roma Numismatics Ltd, Auction XVII, 28 March 2019, Lot 258. Sold for 400 GBP.
◦ Auctioned by Numismatik Lanz München, Auction 34, 25 November 1985, lot 29.

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

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