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GREEK, Thasos, Tetradrachm
Thasos: After 148BC
A: Dionysos. R: Herakles standing.

A pleasant example of a finer style. Multiple scratches and clear signs of circulation keeps it from the top dollar prize tag. Slight wave in the flan - a result of a broken reverse die. Die crack visible from A in the inscription to your right and to Herakles' upper arm to your left.

D=34 x 35.5 mm. W=16.75 grams. Dies at 12 o'clock.
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Tiathena  [Jan 07, 2006 at 07:18 PM]
Truly a beautiful coin! Congratulations! A Priceless treasure for any collection. Beautifully struck as well
Nikos K  [Dec 12, 2009 at 09:18 AM]
very good obverse,nice reverse!
Noah  [Jan 07, 2010 at 08:41 PM]
Glorious coin!
mihali84  [Jan 27, 2010 at 09:27 PM]
excellent style! Beautiful depiction of Dionysos!
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