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Live auction - bgr_831751 - CAMPANIA - HYRIA Nomos, statère ou didrachme

CAMPANIA - HYRIA Nomos, statère ou didrachme AU
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Type : Nomos, statère ou didrachme
Date: c. 405-385 AC.
Mint name / Town : Campanie, Hyria
Metal : silver
Diameter : 18 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 7,12 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan bien centré des deux côtés. Très joli revers. Patine grise avec de légers reflets dorés
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête d’Héra Lakina de trois quarts de face, coiffé d’un stéphané.


Reverse legend : YPINA (RÉTROGRADE).
Reverse description : Taureau androcéphale passant à droite sur une ligne d’exergue.
Reverse translation : (Yrina).

Historical background


(Ve - fourth century BC)

The Hyria (Orra) workshop is not actually identified. The authors are the people and the city that is dedicated to them in Campania between Naples and Capua. It could be located at the mouth of the Sarno. Important links seem to exist with the city of Nola, but the two cities are nevertheless different entities.

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