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Coin Type: Silver drachm (reduced standard) of Herakleia in Akarnania.
Mint and Date: Herakleia, c. 330-280 BCE
Size and Weight: 14mm x 15mm, 1.49g.
Obverse: Pegasos, tail tied at the base, leaping right; monogram below.
Reverse: Head of Hera right, wearing a stephane and necklace; sceptre over shoulder; monogram behind.
Provenance: numismatiklanz (eBay), January 2011
Ref: GCV —; BCD Akarnania —; SNG Copenhagen —; Imhoof-Blumer, "Die Münzen Akarnaniens", NZ 10, 12.
BW Ref: 001 052 167
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Note: This coin is a double die match to the specimen sold by the Classical Numismatic Group at Electronic Auction 210 (13.05.2009), lot 20: Drachm of Herakleia in Akarnania
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