CYRENE GOLD STATER – ISSUE OF POLIANTHES DURING THE FIRST REIGN – XF NGC GRADED GREEK CYRENE COIN (Inv. 14748)

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CYRENE. CYRENAICA, OPHELLAS, ca. 322/1-308 BC.
Gold Stater, 8.61 g., struck under magistrate Polianthes, during the first reign, 322/1-313/2 BC.
Obv. KYPANAION, Nike, facing, driving quadriga right.
Rev. ΠOΛIANΘEYΣ, Zeus-Ammon standing, facing left, offering sacrifice above thymiaterion.
Naville 104 (same dies); Mørkholm, Cyrene p. 151, n. 23; SNG Copenhagen 1210; BMC 122 (same obv. die); SNG Fitzwilliam 1856 (same dies).
NGC graded as XF, Strike 4/5, Surface 4/5, a rare emission, with less than 10 specimens in market records.

 

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