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Live auction - bgr_646921 - CARIA - CARIAN ISLANDS - RHODES Unité

CARIA - CARIAN ISLANDS - RHODES Unité XF
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2021/04/27 14:00:00
bgr_646921
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Type : Unité
Date: c. 90-20 AC
Mint name / Town : Rhodes, Carie
Metal : copper
Diameter : 34,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 19,71 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Flan large, centré, éclaté à 4h. Usure régulière. Joli portrait d’Hélios. Patine marron
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête radiée d’Hélios de face.

Reverse


Reverse description : Rose ouverte, le tout dans une couronne de chêne.
Reverse legend : RO / SFAIROS.

Commentary


C’est la première fois que nous proposons un exemplaire à la vente.

Historical background


DECAY - ISLANDS DECAY - RHODES

(First century AD)

After the peace of Apamea in 188 BC, Rhodes covered her independence. The island experienced twenty years of prosperity until the Romans proclaim Delos a free port in 167 BC after the defeat of Perseus, king of Macedonia. The Rhodian fleet had supported the Macedonian king. The Rhodian trade declined after this date. In 88 BC, after the massacre of 80,000 Romans and Italians in Asia Minor, Mithridates VI of Pontus Rhodes besieged unsuccessfully. Rhodes remained important during the Roman period, but never regained the role played in the Hellenistic period.

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