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Sale: Triton VIII, Lot: 108. Estimate $2500. 
Closing Date: Monday, 10 January 2005. 
Sold For $2000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

MACEDON, Akanthos. Circa 430-390 BC. AR Tetradrachm (14.08 gm, 8h). Lion right, attacking bull kneeling to left; reversed swastika above, nothing in exergue / [A]KA-N-QIO-N in shallow incuse around granulated quadripartite square. Desneux -; cf. AMNG III 21; SNG ANS 14 var. (no symbol on obverse). Good VF, slightly double struck, a few small pits and cleaning marks on reverse. ($2500)

See lot 105 for more information on the Akanthos and its coinage.