Kings of Thrace, Kavaros Extremely Rare AR Greek Tetradrachm In the Name of Alexander III The Great 225-218 BC Ancient Greek Silver Coin Museum Reproduction CSGT0030
An Extremely Rare Silver Greek Tetradrachm Kings of Thrace, Kavaros (in the name of Alexander III the Great), Kabyle mint, struck 225-218 B.C. References for similar type: Yourokova 107; Gerassimov, “Rare Coins of Thrace”, in NumChron 1957, pl. I, 3. Kavaros was the last Gallic king of Thrace, killed during a Thracian uprising against Gallic rule circa 218 BC. His capital is identified as Kabyle, whose badge was Artemis Phosphoros. Gerassimov recorded six tetradrachms of Kavaros, four of which were held in museum collections, struck from four different reverse dies and one obverse die. Others have subsequently come to light, but the issue remains of great rarity and numismatic interest.” (source: Roma Numismatic Auction Catalog)
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