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Title: Audoleon  
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Subject: History of Greece, Pyrrhus of Epirus, Illyrian coinage
Collection: 3Rd-Century Bc Rulers, Ancient Paeonians, Antipatrid MacEdonia, History of Greece, Illyrian Royalty, Pyrrhus of Epirus
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Stater of Audoleon
Paeonia,tribes and Environs

Audoleon (315 - 285 BC) was an ancient Paeonian[1] king son of Patraus or Agis. He was a contemporary of Alexander the Great, and was the father of Ariston, who distinguished himself at the battle of Gaugamela, and of a daughter who married Pyrrhus of Epirus. In a war with the Illyrian tribe Autariatae he was reduced to great straits, but was succoured by Cassander.


  1. ^ A Guide to the Principal Gold and Silver Coins of the Ancients: From Circ. B. C. 700 to a. D. 1. (1895) by British Museum Dept. of Coins and Medals, 2009, page 62: "... Patraus and his son Audoleon reigned over Paaonia between B.C. 340 ..."

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