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Live auction - bgr_687012 - CYCLADES - PAROS ISLAND - PAROS Drachme

CYCLADES - PAROS ISLAND - PAROS Drachme XF
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bgr_687012
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Type : Drachme
Date: c. 490-485 AC.
Mint name / Town : Paros, Cyclades
Metal : silver
Diameter : 17 mm
Orientation dies : - h.
Weight : 5,71 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan épais, légèrement décentré au droit. Belle représentation de la Chèvre, bien venue à la frappe. Carré creux très particulier. Belle patine de collection ancienne
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection de C. Lockett, (SNG. vol. III., part IV, pl. XLVI, n° 2623 censé provenir du trésor Paros, IGCH. 13)

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Chèvre chargeant à droite, la tête relevée ; grènetis linéaire circulaire.

Reverse


Reverse description : Carré creux quadripartite informe.

Historical background


Cyclades - Island of Paros - Paros

(530-480 BC)

Paros is located in the Aegean Sea between the islands of Sifnos and Naxos from east to west. The island was known for the quality of its marbles that were widely used by sculptors and architects of the ancient Greek world.

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