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Live auction - bgr_417140 - CILICIA - KELENDERIS Statère

CILICIA - KELENDERIS Statère AU/AU
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Estimate : 1 200 €
Price : 750 €
Maximum bid : 810 €
End of the sale : 14 March 2017 14:21:38
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : Statère
Date: c. 425-400 AC.
Mint name / Town : Célendéris, Cilicie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 17 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 10,7 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan ovale, légèrement décentré des deux côtés. Joli droit, bien venu à la frappe. Revers bien venu à la frappe, finement détaillé. Belle patine de collection ancienne avec des reflets mordorés
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse description : Cavalier nu assis de côté sur un cheval bondissant à gauche.
Obverse legend : [UP].

Reverse


Reverse description : Bouquetin agenouillé à gauche, détournant la tête à droite ; ligne de sol à l'exergue.
Reverse legend : KEL.

Commentary


Mêmes coins que les exemplaires de la collection von Aulock (SNG. Aulock, pl. 189, n° 5622) et Eckmann d’Helsinki (SNG. Eckmann, pl. 29, n° 767).

Historical background


CILICIE - CÉLENDÉRIS

(Fifth century BC)

Célendéris, important coastal city of Cilicia Trachea, located halfway Nagidos and Aphrodisias is said to have been founded by Sandokos. It was later colonized by the Samians. Its standard Persian coinage begins in the middle of the fifth century and lasted until the arrival of Alexander the Great in Asia Minor.

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