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Identify Help: Greek Ae20, Bearded Bust Right, Figure Standing Right On Rev

 
 
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 Posted 07/15/2019  10:39 pm Show Profile   Check paralyse's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add paralyse to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I don't have many Greek coins or know very much about them so I bid on this as a lark and won it.

My preliminary guess would be possibly from Thessaly but I cannot find a match after 3+ hours of searching AE20's with bearded bust right.

Size is AE20 (20.4), a chunky 7.15 grams. Patina.

Obverse features a bearded bust facing right.

Reverse features a draped and helmeted figure standing and facing right, the right arm upraised in a throwing or hurling position. Zeus? Artemis? Apollo?

No discernible lettering or legends on either side.

I'm sure this is probably both easy and relatively common but I do not have the requisite experience to make any sort of a reliable attribution!

Help is appreciated, as always.



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 Posted 07/15/2019  10:53 pm  Show Profile   Check louisvillekyshop's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add louisvillekyshop to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Well you coin has no letters which is an issue for me. But the major players and size are there:

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 Posted 07/15/2019  11:09 pm  Show Profile   Check paralyse's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add paralyse to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The style appears nearly identical (of Athena)

The main difference is the coin listed being quite a bit lighter (4.48 vs 7.15g) than the one I posted.

I will now head off to search Macedonian listings!

Edit: I wonder if this is Philip V and not Demetrios I.

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 Posted 07/15/2019  11:31 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Maybe SNGCop 1244?
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