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bgr_759158 - CAMPANIA - NEAPOLIS Nomos ou didrachme

CAMPANIA - NEAPOLIS Nomos ou didrachme AU
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Item sold on our e-shop (2022)
Price : 480.00 €
Type : Nomos ou didrachme
Date: c. 326/317-290 AC.
Mint name / Town : Naples
Metal : silver
Diameter : 21 mm
Orientation dies : 9 h.
Weight : 7,25 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie centrée présentant un joli revers. Métal légèrement piqué au droit. Patine grise

Obverse


Obverse legend : RESTES DE LÉGENDE SOUS LE COU.
Obverse description : Tête de la nymphe Parthénopé ou Néapolis à droite, la chevelure bouclée, ceinte d’un bandeau avec collier et boucle d’oreille ; derrière la tête, restes d’une petite Artémis courant à droite tenant une torche.
Obverse legend : CARI.

Reverse


Reverse description : Taureau androcéphale passant à droite, la tête barbue de face, couronné par Niké volant à droite ; entre les pattes, un monogramme.
Reverse legend : NEOPOLITWN/ MU.

Historical background


CAMPANIA - NEAPOLIS (NAPLES)

(340-241 BC)

Neapolis, very old creation was first founded by colonists from Rhodes under the name of Parthenope in the eighth century BC The city was then colonized by the people of Cumae a century later. In the fifth century BC under the leadership of chalcidoid and Athenian colonists, the city took its final name of Neapolis (Naples). The Samnites finally invade Campania and occupy the citadel of Naples for over fifty years. Finally the Romans took possession of Naples in the third century BC The city remained nevertheless Hellenized and maintained its independence until 241 BC.

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