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Coin - Ae15, King Cassander, Macedonia, 305-297 BC Numismatics Reg. No: NU 2364

Summary:
A copper coin issued by King Cassander of Macedonia in the period 305-297 BC
Statement Of Significance:
Cassander (Kassandros son of Antipatros), was a Hellenistic King of Macedon (305?297 BC) and founder of the Antipatrid dynasty.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 15 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 3.554 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: helmets macedonian
Themes this item is part of: John Speechly Gotch, Gordon & Gotch, News & Advertising Agent (1829-1901), Arms Collection, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Ancient Greek States - Macedonia
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Kings of Macedonia
DateEra: 305-297 BC
Obverse Description: Shield
Reverse Description: Plumed Macedonian helmet with letters B A at sides
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: King Cassander, Macedonia, Ancient Greek States, 305-297 BC

This King's name is now generally spelled Kassander, but this follows Eugene von Guerard's spelling.
Previous Collection: John Gotch - Gordon & Gotch

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