|Savoca Numismatik GmbH & Co. KG > Online Auction 34 | Silver||Auction date: 16 June 2019|
|Lot number: 254|
Lycia. Patara. Gordian III AD 238-244.
29 mm., 16,48 g.
AYT KAI M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΠΑΤ[Α]ΡωΝ (sic), Apollo standing left, holding bow in left hand and laurel branch in extended right hand, raven standing on omphalos to left, tripod-lebes, with snake feeding from it to right.
BMC Lycia p.77, 14-15 var. (obverse legend); SNG von Aulock 4385.
This interesting coinage has the peculiarity of having the ethnic ΠΑΤΑΡΩΝ instead of ΠΑΤΑΡΕΩΝ, and it is not sure if it is an engraver's error or a possible ethnic variation.
Starting Price: 75 EUR