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ID:     75000311
Type:     Greek
Region:     Achaian League
City:     Argolis
Issuer:     Argos
Date Ruled:     Circa 191-146 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Tetrachalkon
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     Circa 191-146 BC BC
Weight:     5.94 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Zeus Nikephoros standing left
Reverse Legend:     AXAIΩN APΓEIΩN
Reverse Description:     AXAIΩN APΓEIΩN. Female figure (Achaia) seated left, holding wreath in right hand and long scepter in left; to left, above and below Achaia's arm ΦAH/NOΣ
Mint:     Argos
Primary Reference:     Clerk 38
Reference2:     BCD Peloponnesos 1132 (this coin)
Reference3:     SNG Cop 336
Reference4:     BMC 155 var
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF, brown patina
Notes:     Sale: CNG 75, Lot: 311 Rare, and among the finest tetrachalkons in the BCD collection. Ex BCD Collection (LHS 96, 8 May 2006), lot 1132.