23 October 2022
KINGS OF MACEDON. Antigonos II Gonatas, 277/6-239 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 32 mm, 17.00 g, 12 h), "dramatic style", Amphipolis, circa 252/1-246. Horned head of Pan to left, wearing goat's skin around his neck and with lagobolon behind; all within the center of a Macedonian shield adorned with stars and crescents. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIΓONOΥ Athena Alkidemos striding to left, hurling thunderbolt with her upraised right hand and holding shield with her left; in field to left, Macedonian helmet with transverse crest; in field to right, TΙ. Panagopoulou Period II, Group 18, 65-67 var. (O03/R- unrecorded reverse die). Well centered and clear. Very fine.