Akarnania

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3001. Head of Acheloos right / ΑΚΑΡΝΑΝΩΝ Apollo seated left. BCD Akarnania 14 var.

Coin

Circa 250 BC. Quarter Stater (Gold, 2.13 g 2). Head of Acheoloos to right, shown as a youthful man-headed bull.Rev. ΑΚΑΡΝΑΝΩΝ Apollo seated left on throne, holding bow in his right hand. BCD Akarnania 14 var. Extremely rare. A superb example, perhaps the finest known. (Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 78)

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3002a. Head of Acheloos right, И behind/ Apollo seated left,  Λ in left field, [A]KAPNANΩN in right. BCD Akarnania 14 var.

97-80000223

Circa 250 BC. AV 1/4 Stater (2.10 g, 4h). Leukas mint. Head of the river-god Acheloos right; И behind / Apollo, nude, seated left, holding bow in extended right hand; Λ in left field, [A]KAPNANΩN in right. BCD Akarnania 14 var. (control marks); SNG Copenhagen -; de Luynes 1916 var. (same). (Classical Numismatic Group, Triton XII, 223)

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3002b. Head of Acheloos right, И behind/ Apollo seated left,  plow in left field, [A]KAPNANΩN in right. BCD Akarnania 14 var.

358577

Federal Coinage (Akarnanian Confederacy). Circa 250 BC. Quarter Stater (Gold, 2.10 g 12), Attic standard. Head of the youthful river-god Acheloos to right; behind, retrograde Ν Rev. ΑΚΑΡΝΑΝΩΝ Apollo, nude but for drapery over his right leg, seated left on throne, holding bow in his right hand and leaning his left on the side of the throne; in field to left, plow. BCD Akarnania -, but cf. 14 for a quarter stater with a different letter and for references to an Attic standard stater and half-stater with the plow symbol. Cf. De Luynes 1916 (quarter stater with a monogram). Extremely rare, probably unique with this letter and symbol combination. Perhaps the finest example known of this coinage. Extremely fine.

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BnFLuynes2.10g1916

 

 

 

 

 

3002c. Bibliothèque nationale de France, département Monnaies, médailles et antiques, Luynes 1916, 2.10g.

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82000487

 

 

 

 

 

 

 AV 1/4 Stater (2.17 g, 7h). Leukas mint. Head of the river-god Acheloos right; AP monogram behind / Apollo, nude, seated left, holding bow; K (or monogram?) below. BCD Akarnania 14 var. (control marks); SNG Copenhagen -; de Luynes 1916 var. (same). Good VF, toned. Extremely rare, unique with these control marks. (CNG 82, lot 487).

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BnF7.03gY20020

 

 

 

 

 

3002d.  7.03g, Bibliothèque nationale de France, département Monnaies, médailles et antiques, Y 20020

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