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Magnesia ad Meandrum, Ionia

Magnesia ad Maeandrum was an inland city of Ionia, located on a small tributary of the Maeander River about 12 miles southeast of Ephesus.


Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia, c. 160 - 150 B.C.

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The magistrate's name is written EPAΣIΠΠOΣ APIΣTEOY, with the last name in genitive, which means Erasippos was the son of Aristes.
SH27116. Silver stephanophoric tetradrachm, BMC Ionia p. 162, 36 & pl. 18, 9; SNGvA 2042; SNG Lewis 930; SNG Berry 1068; Waddington 1725; Weber III 6003; SGCV II 4485; SNG Cop -, EF, weight 17.062 g, maximum diameter 33.8 mm, die axis 0o, Magnesia ad Maeandrum (near Tekin, Turkey) mint, c. 160 - 150 B.C.; obverse bust of Artemis the Hunter wearing stephane, bow & quiver at shoulder; reverse MAΓNHTΩN / EPAΣIΠΠOΣ / APIΣTEOY, Apollo naked standing half left, left arm resting on tripod, filleted branch in right, Maeander pattern below, magistrate's name with patronymic left, all within laurel wreath; beautiful!; SOLD


Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia, c. 160 - 150 B.C.

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The magistrate's name is written EPAΣIΠΠOΣ APIΣTEOY, with the last name in genitive, which means Erasippos was the son of Aristes.
SH26470. Silver stephanophoric tetradrachm, BMC Ionia p. 162, 36 & pl. 18, 9; SNGvA 2042; SNG Lewis 930; SNG Berry 1068; Waddington 1725; Weber III 6003; SGCV II 4485; SNG Cop -, Choice EF, weight 16.979 g, maximum diameter 33.2 mm, die axis 0o, Magnesia ad Maeandrum (near Tekin, Turkey) mint, c. 160 - 150 B.C.; obverse bust of Artemis the Hunter wearing stephane, bow & quiver at shoulder; reverse MAΓNHTΩN / EPAΣIΠΠOΣ / APIΣTEOY, Apollo naked standing half left, left arm resting on tripod, filleted branch in right, Maeander pattern below, magistrate's name with patronymic left, all within laurel wreath; beautiful!; SOLD


Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia, c. 160 - 150 B.C.

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The magistrate's name is written EPAΣIΠΠOΣ APIΣTEOY, with the last name in genitive, which means Erasippos was the son of Aristes.
SH20891. Silver stephanophoric tetradrachm, BMC Ionia p. 162, 36 & pl. 18, 9; SNGvA 2042; SNG Lewis 930; SNG Berry 1068; Waddington 1725; Weber III 6003; SGCV II 4485; SNG Cop -, EF, weight 17.112 g, maximum diameter 33.8 mm, die axis 0o, Magnesia ad Maeandrum (near Tekin, Turkey) mint, c. 160 - 150 B.C.; obverse bust of Artemis the Hunter wearing stephane, bow & quiver at shoulder; reverse MAΓNHTΩN / EPAΣIΠΠOΣ / APIΣTEOY, Apollo naked standing half left, left arm resting on tripod, filleted branch in right, Maeander pattern below, magistrate's name with patronymic left, all within laurel wreath; beautiful!; SOLD


Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia, c. 155 - 145 B.C.

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The magistrate's name is written EYΦHMOΣ ΠAYΣANIOY, with the last name in genitive, which means Euphemos was the son of Pausanios.
SH35582. Silver stephanophoric tetradrachm, BMC Ionia p. 162, 36; SNGvA 2042, SNG Cop -, EF, weight 16.547 g, maximum diameter 33.3 mm, die axis 0o, Magnesia ad Maeandrum (near Tekin, Turkey) mint, c. 160 - 150 B.C.; obverse bust of Artemis the Hunter wearing stephane, bow and quiver at shoulder; reverse MAΓNHTΩN / EYΦHMOΣ / ΠAYΣANIOY, Apollo naked standing half left, left arm resting on tripod, filleted branch in right hand, Maeander pattern below, magistrate's name with patronymic left, all within laurel wreath; wonderful style on both sides; SOLD


Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia, c. 155 - 140 B.C.

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The magistrate's name is written ΠAYΣANIAΣ ΠAYΣANIOY, with the last name in genitive, which means Pausanias, the son of Pausanias.
GS86202. Silver stephanophoric tetradrachm, Jones obv. die 10a, SNG Cop 844, SNGvA 7922, SNG Lockett 2830, BMC Ionia -, Weber -, Choice EF, fine style, well centered and struck, toned, weight 16.464 g, maximum diameter 31.6 mm, die axis 0o, Magnesia ad Maeandrum (near Tekin, Turkey) mint, c. 155 - 140 B.C.; obverse bust of Artemis the Hunter wearing stephane, bow & quiver at shoulder; reverse MAΓNHTΩN / ΠAYΣANIAΣ / ΠAYΣANIOY, Apollo naked standing half left, left arm resting on tripod, filleted branch in right, Maeander pattern below, magistrate's name with patronymic left, all within laurel wreath; ex A. Caillat Collection; SOLD


Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia, c. 155 - 140 B.C.

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Apollo's most important attribute is the tripod lebes, a cauldron in a three-legged stand used for religious rituals. The tripod lebes is symbolic of his prophetic powers. At his temple at Delphi, his priestess sat on his tripod chewing laurel leaves and inhaling hallucinating vapors from a fissure in the floor. After she mumbled her prophesy, a male priest would translate it for the supplicant.
SH10814. Silver stephanophoric drachm, SNG Cop 844, SNGvA 7922, Jones dies 10/a, BMC Ionia -, Superb EF, weight 16.974 g, maximum diameter 33.8 mm, die axis 0o, Magnesia ad Maeandrum (near Tekin, Turkey) mint, c. 155 - 140 B.C.; obverse bust of Artemis the Hunter wearing stephane, bow & quiver at shoulder; reverse MAΓNHTΩN / ΠAYΣANIAΣ / ΠAYΣANIOY, Apollo naked standing half left, left arm resting on tripod, filleted branch in right, Maeander pattern below, magistrate's name with patronymic left, all within laurel wreath; ex CNG/Seaby; SOLD


Kingdom of Thrace, Lysimachos, 305 - 281 B.C., Portrait of Alexander

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Lysimachus, one of Alexander the Great's personal bodyguards, was appointed strategos (general) in Thrace and the Chersonesos after Alexander's death. He became one of the diadochi (successors of Alexander) who were initially generals and governors, but who continuously allied and warred with each other and eventually divided the empire. In 309, he founded his capital Lysimachia in a commanding situation on the neck connecting the Chersonesos with the mainland. In 306, he followed the example of Antigonus in taking the title of king, ruling Thrace, Asia Minor and Macedonia. In 281, he was killed in battle against Seleucus, another successor of Alexander.
SH54017. Silver tetradrachm, Thompson 111, SGCV II 6814, gVF, weight 17.170 g, maximum diameter 28.7 mm, die axis 0o, Magnesia ad Maeandrum (near Tekin, Turkey) mint, 297 - 281 B.C.; obverse diademed head of Alexander the Great wearing the horn of Ammon; reverse BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΛYΣIMAXOY, Athena enthroned left, rests left arm on shield, transverse spear against right side, holds Nike crowning name in right, meander pattern below; SOLD


Kingdom of Thrace, Lysimachos, 305 - 281 B.C., Portrait of Alexander the Great

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Lysimachus, a bodyguard for Alexander the Great, was made a strategos (general) after Alexander's death. He became one of the diadochi (successors) of Alexander who divided the empire and continually allied and warred with each other. In 305, he took the title of basileus (king), ruling Thrace, Asia Minor and Macedonia. He was killed in battle against Seleucus.
SH47200. Silver tetradrachm, Thompson 102 var., Müller -, gVF, weight 17.101 g, maximum diameter 30.6 mm, die axis 0o, Magnesia ad Maeandrum (near Tekin, Turkey) mint, c. 297 - 281 B.C.; obverse diademed head of Alexander the Great wearing the horn of Ammon; reverse BAΣIΛEΩΣ (king) ΛYΣIMAXOY (Lysimachos), Athena enthroned left resting left arm on shield, transverse spear resting against right side, in right Nike crowning name, monogram in inner left, Σ exergue; fine style, high-relief portrait; SOLD


Kingdom of Thrace, Lysimachos, 305 - 281 B.C., portrait of Alexander

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Lysimachus, one of Alexander the Great's personal bodyguards, was appointed strategos (general) in Thrace and the Chersonesos after Alexander's death. He became one of the diadochi (successors of Alexander) who were initially generals and governors, but who continuously allied and warred with each other and eventually divided the empire. In 309, he founded his capital Lysimachia in a commanding situation on the neck connecting the Chersonesos with the mainland. In 306, he followed the example of Antigonus in taking the title of king, ruling Thrace, Asia Minor and Macedonia. In 281, he was killed in battle against Seleucus, another successor of Alexander.
SH82663. Silver tetradrachm, Müller 517, Thompson -, SNG Cop -, Meydancikkale -, VF, excellent portrait, sculptural high relief, well centered, light uneven toning, light bumps and marks, weight 16.984 g, maximum diameter 30.4 mm, die axis 90o, Ionia, Magnesia ad Maeandrum (near Tekin, Turkey) mint, 297 - 282 B.C.; obverse diademed head of Alexander the Great wearing the horn of Ammon; reverse Athena enthroned left, wearing crested Corinthian helmet, Nike crowning name in right hand, rests left arm on shield, transverse spear against right side, Φ inner left under arm, AP on throne, BAΣIΛEΩΣ (king) downward on right, ΛYΣIMAXOY downward on left; scarce; SOLD


Kingdom of Thrace, Lysimachos, 305 - 281 B.C., portrait of Alexander

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Lysimachus, one of Alexander the Great's personal bodyguards, was appointed strategos (general) in Thrace and the Chersonesos after Alexander's death. He became one of the diadochi (successors of Alexander) who were initially generals and governors, but who continuously allied and warred with each other and eventually divided the empire. In 309, he founded his capital Lysimachia in a commanding situation on the neck connecting the Chersonesos with the mainland. In 306, he followed the example of Antigonus in taking the title of king, ruling Thrace, Asia Minor and Macedonia. In 281, he was killed in battle against Seleucus, another successor of Alexander.
SH08010. Silver tetradrachm, Thompson 103, Müller 322, VF, sculptural high relief, weight 17.00 g, maximum diameter 28.6 mm, die axis 0o, Ionia, Magnesia ad Maeandrum (near Tekin, Turkey) mint, 297 - 282 B.C.; obverse diademed head of Alexander the Great wearing the horn of Ammon; reverse Athena enthroned left, wearing crested Corinthian helmet, Nike crowning name in right hand, rests left arm on shield, transverse spear against right side, ∆/Ξ monogram outer left, Φ inner left under arm, BASI?E?S (king) downward on right, ?YSIMAXOY downward on left; SOLD




  




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