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bgr_837101 - CORINTHIA - CORINTH Drachme

CORINTHIA - CORINTH Drachme  AU/AU
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Type : Drachme
Date: c. 330 AC.
Mint name / Town : Corinthe, Corinthie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 13 mm
Orientation dies : 9 h.
Weight : 2,02 g.
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie sur un flan légèrement décentré au revers. Superbe portrait d’Aphrodite. Patine grise
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : Q (KAPPA ARCHAÏQUE).
Obverse description : Pégase volant à gauche, les ailes déployées.

Reverse


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Tête d’Aphrodite à gauche avec collier et boucles d’oreilles, les cheveux longs tombant sur la nuque ; une étoile sous le menton.

Historical background


CORINTHIA - CORINTH

(350-306 BC)

Corinth was the unwitting victim of Macedonian hegemony over Asia from Alexander the Great because it then lost its strategic role. Ptolemy I occupied it from 308 to 306 BC, which marks the date of the end of the manufacture of "colts". It joined the Achaean league after 268 BC, but the city was razed by Lucius Memmius in 146 BC for opposing Rome.

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