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A silver coin of Apollonia in Illyria with a cow and calf motif Coin Type: Silver drachm of Apollonia in Illyria, after 229 BCE
Size and Weight: 17mm, 3.02g
Obverse: Cow left looking back at suckling calf right. Magistrate's name above.
Reverse: AΠOΛ - ΣTO - BOY - ΛOY
This is described as a "double stellate pattern," type LC2b. APOL above, magistrate's name around.
Ref: GCV 1878; BMC 7.43
See also this web page.
Provenance: ancientworlds (Vauctions), August 2004
BW Ref: 001 028 015
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