PHRYGIA. Apameia. Circa 100-50 BC. (Bronze, 21.5 mm, 9.31 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate Phainippos, son of Drakon. Bust of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet decorated with griffin . Rev. ΑΠΑΜΕΩΝ ΦAINIΠΠOY ΔPAKONTOΣ Eagle landing on a base with a maeander pattern, flanked by the caps of the Dioskouroi; behind eagle's head, star. BMC 97. HGC 7, 670. SNG Copenhagen 167. Glossy dark green patina overlaid by earthen deposits; fine style. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF