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ID:     710830
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     MACEDONIAN KINGS
Issuer:     Antigonas II Gonatas
Date Ruled:     277-239 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 272
Weight:     17.03 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin headdress
Reverse Legend:     ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΓΟΝΟΥ
Reverse Description:     Zeus AËtophoros seated left; monogram in left field
Mint:     Pella
Primary Reference:     Mathisen pl. 21, 29 = H. Troxell, "The Peloponnesian Alexanders," ANSMN 17 (1971), pl. XIX, 1 (same obv. die)
Reference2:     AMNG III P. 179, 3 var. (Antigonos I position of name)
Reference3:     SNG Alpha Bank 982 var. (same)
Reference4:     SNG MÜnchen -; SNG Berry -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=76059
Grade:     Near EF
Notes:     Extremely rare, one of four known with the name on the left