APAMEIA SILVER CISTORPHORUS – PERHAPS THE BEST SPECIMEN OF RARE ISSUE WITH HERM SYMBOL – MINT STATE NGC GRADED GREEK PHRYGIA COIN (Inv. 14533)
PHRYGIA. APAMEIA. Ca. 166-133 BC.
Silver cistophorus, 12.72 g., 28 mm, struck ca. 166-160 BC
Obv. Cista mystica within ivy wreath.
Rev. Snakes around quiver, AΠ monogram in left field (for Apameia), herm left in right field.
Kleiner & Noe series 4 (6 specimens listed including SNG von Aulock 3452, and one each in the collections of Paris, Berlin, Athens and St. Petersburg)
NGC graded MINT STATE, Strike 4/5, Surface 4/5.