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Live auction - bgr_762981 - CARIA - KAUNOS Statère ou double sicle

CARIA - KAUNOS Statère ou double sicle XF/VF
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Estimate : 500 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 24 January 2023 14:12:37
Type : Statère ou double sicle
Date: c. 410-390 AC.
Mint name / Town : Kaunos
Metal : silver
Diameter : 19,5 mm
Orientation dies : 3 h.
Weight : 11,17 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie centrée présentant une jolie représentation du droit. Usure plus importante au revers. Patine grise
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Ahura-Mazda, agenouillé marchant à gauche, détournant la tête à droite, ailé et étendant les bras, tenant une couronne dans chaque main.


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Bétyle dans un carré creux.

Historical background

DECAY - Kaunos

(Ve - fourth century BC)

Kaunos important port of the Carian coast was located south of the region opposite the island of Rhodes. Founded by the Cretans, it became an important city in the fifth and fourth centuries BC.

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