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E-auction 371-283396 - BRUTTIUM - REGGIO Litra

BRUTTIUM - REGGIO Litra XF/VF
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Estimate : 140 €
Price : 32 €
Maximum bid : 32 €
End of the sale : 25 May 2020 14:04:30
bidders : 6 bidders
Type : Litra
Date: c. 415/410 - 387 AC.
Mint name / Town : Rhégium, Bruttium
Metal : silver
Diameter : 9,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 0,49 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie centrée présentant une fine usure régulière. Patine gris foncé
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Masque de lion vu de face ; grènetis perlé circulaire.

Reverse


Reverse legend : PH.
Reverse description : Légende au centre avec un rameau d’olivier avec deux olives.
Reverse translation : (Rhegium).

Commentary


Poids léger.

Historical background


BRUTTIUM - Rhegium

(415-387 BC)

Rhegium (Rhegion), the last city of the Italian boot on the mainland, located on the Strait of Messina in front of Sicily, was founded around 720 BC by settlers chalcidoid. Anaxilas, tyrant of Rhegium, welcomed many of Asia Minor Greeks who fled the Persian danger 494 BC With the help of its new settlers, he conquered Zancle which was renamed Messina, occupied by many Messenians. Anaxilas won a victory at the Olympics in 480 BC and introduced a chariot mule on the coinage of Rhegium and Messina before expanding to the greater part of Sicily. The son of the tyrant was expelled in 476 BC Democracy was established in 461 BC, and this date marks the beginning of coinage with the founder of the city, Iokaste hero. The city was destroyed in 387 BC by Dionysius of Syracuse. Rhegium was nonetheless rebuilt by Denys young to 356-350 BC The Romans captured the city in 271 BC, but were quickly expelled. After 203 BC and the end of the second Punic war, Rhegium definitely fell under Roman domination.

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