09 Achaeus, Achaeus, Sardes

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ACHAEUS

SARDES

Royal bronze coinage

Apollo/eagle

Variety a
Variety a
Variety b
Variety b
Variety c
Variety c
Variety d
Variety d

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Denomination C: 15 mm., 3.17-3.78 gm.

Obv.: Laureate head of Apollo r. with corkscrew curls.

Rev.: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ on r., ΑΧΑΙΟΥ on l., eagle standing r., wreath in claws.

Control (outer r.): a) Ν, b) Α, c) Ε, d) AΦ (?)

Countermark (on c and d): TRIPOD in round punch

Reference: a) CNG EAuction 94, 21 July 2004, lot 62; b) CNG EAuction 279, 16 May 2012, lot 128; c) CNG EAuction 199, 19 November 2008, lot 305; d) CNG E Auction 316, 4 December 2013, lot 151.

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