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ID:     731671
Type:     Greek
Region:     MACEDONIA
City:     Acanthos
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 424-390
Weight:     13.72 g
Obverse Description:     Lion bringing down bull; plain exergue
Reverse Legend:     ΑΚΑΝΘΙΟΝ
Reverse Description:     AKANQION around quadripartite square, the quarters consisting of granulated pyramids
Primary Reference:     Desneux 145 (D145/R142 - later die state than illustrated)
Reference2:     Babelon Traité 1065, pl. CCCXIX, 9 (same dies)
Reference3:     SNG ANS 15 var. (letters in exergue on obverse)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF, faint porosity on reverse
Notes:     Very Rare, only one example cross-referenced in Desneux