Praefectus Coins
Praefectus Coins, Auction α

Ancient Greek, Roman and Islamic Rarities

Su, 28.02.2021, from 5:00 PM CET
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Description

Islands off Caria, Rhodes Tetrachalkon circa 230-205 BC, Æ 18 mm., 5.5 gm. obv: Laureate head of Zeus r. Rev:. Rose, to r., bud; to l. TE. Ashton 234. Ashton, Bronze 41 (A19/P38). SNG Keckman -. SNG Cop.795. Very Fine.
This issue may reflect Egyptian connection, the Rhodians honouring one of their benefactor Ptolemy III, that has been particularly generous in helping the city after the great earthquake that struck Rhodes.

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