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Live auction - bgr_669266 - CARIA - ALABANDA Tétradrachme

CARIA - ALABANDA Tétradrachme AU
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Type : Tétradrachme
Date: an 5
Mint name / Town : Alabanda, Carie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 30 mm
Orientation dies : 1 h.
Weight : 15,91 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie sur un flan large, centré. Exemplaire nettoyé. Très joli revers. Patine grise
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire de la collection Aymé Cornu

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête d'Héraklès à droite, coiffé de la léonté.

Reverse


Reverse description : Zeus aétophore assis à gauche sur un siège sans dossier, nu jusqu'à la ceinture, les jambes croisées, tenant un aigle de la main droite étendue et un sceptre long de la main gauche ; dans le champ à gauche, Pégase prenant son envol.
Reverse legend : ALEXANDROU/ E.
Reverse translation : (D’Alexandre).

Historical background


DECAY - Alabanda

(Second century BC)

Coining the name and type of Alexander III the Great

Alabanda Carie was placed on the river Marsyas, which then flowed into the Meander thirty kilometers. Its inhabitants were known for their promiscuous. During the war against Philip V of Macedon, Alabanda would allied to Rome. After 197 BC, falling into the hands of Antiochus III the Great (223-187 AC), the city changed its name and became Antioch in Caria. After the defeat of Magnesia in 189 BC and the peace of Apamea in the following year, the city regained its independence and name. It is at this point that the coinage in the name of Alexander had begun. In 168-167, the provincial cities of Caria and Lycia were declared free by the Senate of Rome to thank them for helping in the fight against the king of Macedonia, Perseus.

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