Ancient Greek Thracian Kings AV Stater - Koson C.54 BC - ICG-MS62 Gold Coin

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    • Item number: 92278626
    • Added: Apr 2 2023 7:00:00 PM EDT
    • Ended: Apr 16 2023 7:00:00 PM EDT
    • Location: Crestwood, Kentucky
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    START DATE Apr 2 2023 7:00:00 PM EDT
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    We are delighted to offer an extraordinary ancient Greek gold coin for your consideration in this online auction: an AV Stater of the Thracian Kings, issued by Koson circa 54 BC, and graded ICG-MS62 (Mint State 62). This remarkable coin provides a captivating window into the Thracian region's rich history and its interactions with the Roman Republic during a critical period.

    Coin Details:

    • Issuer: Thracian King Koson (circa 54 BC)
    • Denomination: AV Stater
    • Material: Gold (Au)
    • Diameter: approx. 20 mm
    • Weight: approx. 8.5 grams
    • Grading: ICG-MS62 (Mint State 62)
    • Obverse: Roman consul accompanied by two lictors carrying fasces, all walking left; monogram KOΣΩN in exergue
    • Reverse: Eagle standing left on scepter, wings spread, holding wreath in talon; monogram in left field

    Coin Highlights:

    • Outstanding preservation: Graded MS62 by the Independent Coin Graders (ICG), this ancient Greek gold coin exhibits no wear and only minor contact marks, signifying its impressive preservation over more than two millennia.

    • Historical significance: King Koson's gold stater is believed to have been issued in conjunction with the Roman Republic's support during the Thracian resistance against the expanding power of Mithridates VI of Pontus.

    • Striking design: The obverse features a Roman consul with lictors, a clear indication of the connection between Thracian Kings and the Roman Republic, while the reverse showcases an eagle holding a wreath, a symbol of victory and power.

    • Rarity: Gold staters from the Thracian Kings are highly sought after by collectors, especially those in excellent condition such as this example.

    Don't miss this unique opportunity to own a piece of ancient Greek history. Place your bids now to add this stunning AV Stater of the Thracian King Koson to your esteemed collection!


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