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Greek, Philetairos I, 282 - 263 B.C.
Silver tetradrachm, Meydancikkale 3000, SNG Paris 1603 var, SNG Von Aulock -, SNG Cop -, VF, 16.629g, 28.1mm, 0o, Pergamum mint, c. 265 - 263 B.C.; obverse head of Philetaerus right in taenia; reverse FILETAIROU downward on right, Athena enthroned left, right hand on shield before her, spear over shoulder in left, leaf above arm, bow right; high relief portrait; very rare.

Very lifelike, expressive portrait.
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Ken5921  [Aug 15, 2006 at 07:47 PM]
Fabulous portrait. Amazing detail.