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First magistrate attested in Athens in 149/148 BC. From Thorikos. Belonging to the same family as his colleague, the second magistrate Timarchides - either his brother (Thompson 1961, p. 579) or his cousin (Habicht 1991, p. 7) - he was a member of a family of famous Athenian sculptors.

Lit.: M. Thompson, The New Style Silver Coinage of Athens (1961) nos. 101X-110 / issue 16 (p. 579); C. Habicht, Zu den Münzmagistraten der Silberprägung des Neuen Stils, Chiron 21, 1991, pp. 5 and 7 (149/148 BC); P. M. Fraser - E. Matthews, A Lexicon of Greek Personal Names II Attica (1994) p. 373 s. v. Polykles, no. 42; W. Leschhorn, Lexikon der Aufschriften auf griechischen Münzen II (2009) p. 765 s. v. Polykles.


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