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Home > Catalog > |Greek Coins| > |Hellenistic Monarchies| > |Kingdom of Paeonia| > SH65461
Paeonian Kingdom, Audoleon, 315 - 285 B.C., In the Types and Name of Alexander the Great
The Kingdom of Paeonia was a long-time an ally of Macedonia. King Audoleon's son, Ariston, distinguished himself at the battle of Gaugamela. One of Audoleon's daughters married Pyrrhus of Epirus. Audoleon was nearly defeated by the Illyrian Autariatae tribe, but was saved by Cassander. Astibus was probably the Kingdom's capital and mint city.
SH65461. Silver tetradrachm, Price 654, Müller Alexander 1066, gVF, Astibus (or Damastion?) mint, weight 16.917g, maximum diameter 29.2mm, die axis 0o, c. 300 - 286 B.C.; obverse head of Herakles right, wearing Nemean Lion skin, scalp over head, forepaws tied at neck; reverse AΛEΞAN∆POY, Zeus seated left, nude to waist, himation around hips and legs, right leg drawn back, eagle in extended right hand, long scepter vertical behind in left hand, HP monogram in left field under arm; SOLD










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