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It depends on how you define "relief", but this one is probably mine. Love how it's shaped like a mini-shield.

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Kings of Macedon, Antigonos II Gonatas (277/6-239 BC)
AR Tetradrachm (31mm, 16.85g, 3h)
Amphipolis, c. 274/1-260/55.
Horned head of Pan l., lagobolon over shoulder, in the centre of a Macedonian shield. R/ Athena Alkidemos advancing l., preparing to cast thunderbolt; crested Macedonian helmet to inner l., monogram to inner r. HGC 3, 1042.
Ex London Ancient Coins

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35 minutes ago, KenDorney said:

Well, this isn't ancient obviously but I had to post it to the thread.  Ancient inspired Cook Islands, once ounce $5.  When I saw it I knew I had to have one.  Its just lovely!

 

that is perfection!

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These two are definitely my highest relief and a couple of my favorites as well.

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Satraps of Caria
Maussolos 
AR Tetradrachm, Halikarnassus mint, struck ca. 377 - 352 BC
Dia.: 23 mm
Wt.: 15.06 g
Obv.: Laureate head of Apollo facing three-quarters right
Rev.: MAYΣΣΩΛΛO, Zeus Labraundos standing right
Ref.: BMC 1 var; SNG Von Aulock 2359 var.; Traité II, 91
Ex Roma Auction II, lot 302 (Oct. 2, 2011)

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Kings of Paeonia
Patraos (c. 335-315 BC)
AR Tetradrachm, mint at Astibos or Damastion. 
Dia.: 24 mm, 1 h
Wt.: 12.93 g
Obv.: Laureate head of Apollo right
Rev.: Warrior on horse rearing r., spearing enemy warrior who defends with shield and spear. 
Ref.: Paeonian Hoard 493-9; HGC 3, 148
Ex Bertolami Fine Arts E-Auction 105, lot 884 (Oct. 21, 2021)

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1 hour ago, Curtisimo said:

These two are definitely my highest relief and a couple of my favorites as well.

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Satraps of Caria
Maussolos 
AR Tetradrachm, Halikarnassus mint, struck ca. 377 - 352 BC
Dia.: 23 mm
Wt.: 15.06 g
Obv.: Laureate head of Apollo facing three-quarters right
Rev.: MAYΣΣΩΛΛO, Zeus Labraundos standing right
Ref.: BMC 1 var; SNG Von Aulock 2359 var.; Traité II, 91
Ex Roma Auction II, lot 302 (Oct. 2, 2011)

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Kings of Paeonia
Patraos (c. 335-315 BC)
AR Tetradrachm, mint at Astibos or Damastion. 
Dia.: 24 mm, 1 h
Wt.: 12.93 g
Obv.: Laureate head of Apollo right
Rev.: Warrior on horse rearing r., spearing enemy warrior who defends with shield and spear. 
Ref.: Paeonian Hoard 493-9; HGC 3, 148
Ex Bertolami Fine Arts E-Auction 105, lot 884 (Oct. 21, 2021)

Man I love that Paeonian... but why do I empathize with that fallen soldier so much?

I think this shield have something to do with it

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Another high relief:

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