Cordoba Posted January 20 · Member Share Posted January 20 Recently my Leu wins finally shipped and after looking at my tetradrachms in hand, I think I have two Antimachos Tetradrachms with obverse die matches. I'm not sure if I'm imagining it, so I added a gif of the two coins overlaid on top of each other, and a side by side comparison. I've noticed the clumps of hair have the same shape and number. I compared them to different tetradrachms of Antimachos, and the hair clumps are different. The tip of the kausia touches the dotted border in both coins. I also think the ear, brow shape, forehead wrinkles, nose, and mouth look the same. I did not plan on winning both of these coins, since they both have the same monogram, but it would be pretty neat if they were indeed a die match. Are die matches rare to find? I've compared about 10 other tetradrachms with these and they all have slightly different dies. Greco-Baktrian Kingdom, Antimachos I Theos. 174-165 BCE. AR Tetradrachm, 31 mm, 16.68 g. Diademed and draped bust of Antimachos I to right, wearing flat topped kausia / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΘΕΟΥ ΑΝΤΙΜΑΧΟΥ Poseidon, nude to the waist, standing facing, holding long trident in his right hand and filleted palm branch in his left; to lower right, monogram Bopearachchi 1D 11 1 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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