Silver Tetradrachm from Akanthos - 470 BC

Archaic silver tetradrachm from the city of Akanthos, on the Chalcidian peninsula, circa 470 BC.

The front of the coin with a lion leaping onto a large bull, sinking its teeth and claws into the creature's rump.

The reverse with a four part incuse punch.

 

An unusually dynamic, sculptural work of archaic art.

Silver Tetradrachm from Akanthos - 470 BC. Archaic silver tetradrachm from the city of Akanthos, on the Chalcidian peninsula, circa 470 BC. The front of the coin with a lion leaping onto a large bull, sinking its teeth and claws into the creature's rump. The reverse with a four part incuse punch.   An unusually dynamic, sculptural work of archaic art.

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