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ID:     782031
Type:     Greek
Region:     MACEDONIAN Kings
Issuer:     Antigonas II Gonatas
Date Ruled:     273-239 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 271/0-239
Diameter:     31 mm
Weight:     17.05 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Horned head of Pan left, wearing goat skin, lagobolon over shoulder, in the center of a Macedonian shield decorated with seven eight-pointed stars within double crescents
Reverse Legend:     ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΓΟΝΟΥ
Reverse Description:     Athena Alkidemos advancing right, brandishing thunderbolt in right hand, holding shield decorated with aegis on left arm; Macedonian helmet to inner left, monogram to inner right
Mint:     Amphipolis
Primary Reference:     Touratsoglou 25-40
Reference2:     SNG MÜnchen 1077-8
Reference3:     SNG Alpha Bank 986-8
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Superb EF
Notes:     Struck during his second reign. From the Semon Lipcer Collection.