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ID:     769753
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     MACEDONIAN Kings
Issuer:     Antigonas II Gonatas
Date Ruled:     273-239 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Date Struck:     BC 271/0
Diameter:     30 mm
Weight:     17.08 g
Die Axis:     4 h
Obverse Description:     Horned head of Pan left, lagobolon over shoulder, in the center of a Macedonian shield
Reverse Legend:     ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΓΟΝΟΥ
Reverse Description:     Athena Alkidemos advancing left; crested helmet to inner left, monogram to inner right
Mint:     Amphipolis
Primary Reference:     Touratsoglou 47-48 var. (slightly different monogram)
Reference2:     SNG MÜnchen -
Reference3:     SNG Alpha Bank -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=82087
Grade:     Near EF
Notes:     Rare issue. The monogram appears to be composed of the letters EMP with the P on the outer right rather than on in the center, which is standard for this monogram.