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fme_738368 - ATTICA - ATHENS Médaille, Reproduction d’un Tétradrachme stéphanophore

ATTICA - ATHENS Médaille, Reproduction d’un Tétradrachme stéphanophore AU
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Type : Médaille, Reproduction d’un Tétradrachme stéphanophore
Date: (c. 130-129 AC.)
Mint name / Town : Monnaie de Paris
Quantity minted : 500
Metal : bronze
Diameter : 61,5 mm
Weight : 190,05 g.
Edge : lisse + corne d’abondance double + N°331/500
Puncheon : corne d’abondance
Coments on the condition:
Patine hétérogène. Présence de rayures

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête d'Athéna à droite, coiffée du casque attique à cimier,.

Reverse


Reverse description : Chouette debout à droite, la tête de face sur une amphore couchée à droite ; dans le champ à gauche,un foudre posé verticalement.
Reverse legend : A-QE/ QEO-FRA/ SWTA/ HRAK/WN /SW.
Reverse translation : (Athènes Théophraste, Sotas, Herakon).

Commentary


Exemplaire numéroté sur tranche. Il s’agit du 331e exemplaire.

Historical background


ATHENS - ATHENS

(III - Ist century BC)

Athens after the death of Alexander the Great tried to regain its independence. The Athenians were defeated Crannon 322 BC Demosthenes committed suicide to avoid being delivered to Antipater. After this date, Athens survived only thanks to its past prestige. Cassandra took Athens in 317 BC and established an oligarchic regime. She followed the fate of Macedonia until the defeat of Perseus in 168 BC During the war against Mithridates, Sulla besieged the city who went to 86 BC.

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