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Live auction - bgr_417139 - CILICIA - SOLI Statère

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Estimate : 750 €
Price : 520 €
Maximum bid : 520 €
End of the sale : 14 March 2017 14:22:46
bidders : 3 bidders
Type : Statère
Date: c. 425-400 AC.
Mint name / Town : Cilicie, Soloi
Metal : silver
Diameter : 20 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 10,33 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan épais et irrégulier avec une usure importante au droit, mais parfaitement lisible et identifiable. Patine de collection ancienne, légèrement tachée au droit


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Archer (Amazone) les cheveux longs, coiffée d’un bonnet pointu à demi-nu, agenouillé, tenant son arc des deux mains, son carquois (goryte) sur le côté ; au-dessus, une petite tête de Satyre de face.


Reverse description : Grappe de raisin ; dans le champ à droite, une mouche, vue de face ; le tout dans un carré creux linéaire.
Reverse legend : SOLEWN.
Reverse translation : (de Soloi).


Malgré la rareté du type, nous n’avons pas relevé d’identité de coin pertinente.

Historical background


(5th - 4th century BC)

Soloi was a very important city located on the Cilician coast not far from Zepyrion and Tarsus between Cilicia Trachea and Cilicia Pedias was perhaps founded at the instigation of the Rhodians, but the city also seems to have links with Athens. The city was destroyed by Tigranes I, King of Armenia after 83 BC. The city was refounded under the name of Pompeiopolis by Pompey in 66 BC..

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