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E-auction 196-125914 - MYSIA - KYZIKOS Hémiobole

MYSIA - KYZIKOS Hémiobole
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Estimate : 95 €
Price : 27 €
Maximum bid : 27 €
End of the sale : 16 January 2017 14:00:00
bidders : 5 bidders
Type : Hémiobole 
Date c. 480-450 AC. 
Mint name / Town : Cyzique, Mysie 
Metal : silver 
Diameter : 7,5  mm
Orientation dies : 12  h.
Weight : 0,27  g.
Rarity : R1 
Coments on the condition : Exemplaire à l’usure très importante, mais identifiable. Patine de collection 
Catalogue references :  -  -  -  -  - 
Obverse
Reverse
Commentary
Historical background
Obverse legend : Anépigraphe .
Obverse description : Protomé de sanglier bondissant à gauche, derrière, un thon .
Reverse legend : Anépigraphe .
Reverse description : Tête de lion, la gueule béante dans un carré creux ; au-dessus, , timbré d’un K rétrograde .
Poids très léger.

Mysia - Cyzicus

(Sixth - fifth century BC)

Cyzicus, a colony of Miletus founded in the eighth century BC, is located on the Propontis on the Arktonnesos island. Its political and economic situation was predominant between the Euxine and Aegean controlling the Propontis at the mouth of the Hellespont. Coinage began in the late seventh century BC An important electrum coinage was struck between 600 and 330 BC with tuna as a symbol.