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bgr_464865 - AIOLIS - CYME Demi-unité

AIOLIS - CYME Demi-unité AU
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Type : Demi-unité
Date: c. 160-100 AC.
Mint name / Town : Cymé, Éolide
Metal : copper
Diameter : 12 mm
Orientation dies : 11 h.
Weight : 2,00 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan épais avec le grènetis visible au droit. Joli revers de style fin. Belle patine marron foncé
Catalogue references :


Obverse description : Protomé de cheval bondissant à droite ; grènetis circulaire perlé.
Obverse legend : KU.
Obverse translation : (Cymé).


Reverse description : Arc et goryte.
Reverse legend : ZWI/LOS.
Reverse translation : (Zoilos).


Ce type semble beaucoup plus rare que ne le laissent supposer les ouvrages généraux.

Historical background

Aeolis - cyme

(III - II century BC)

Cymos today Sandakli, one of the most important cities of the coast wind was south of Myrhina. She was provided with a port and was founded by the Locrians. Itself is the cause of the foundation of Side in Pamphylia and Cumae in Campania. It is the homeland of Hesiod.

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