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bgr_832799 - AIOLIS - CYME Demi-unité

AIOLIS - CYME Demi-unité XF
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Type : Demi-unité
Date: c. 250-190 AC.
Mint name / Town : Cymé, Éolide
Metal : copper
Diameter : 13 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 3,35 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Flan court, ovale, centré. Joli revers. Patine marron
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête de la nymphe Kymé à droite, les cheveux retenus par un petit chignon.

Reverse


Reverse description : Protomé de cheval à droite bondissant.
Reverse legend : KU/ LESBIOS.
Reverse translation : ( Cymé/ Lesbios).

Historical background


AIOLIS - CYME

(3rd - 2nd century BC)

Cymé, today Sandakli, one of the most important cities of the Aeolian coast, was located south of Myrhina. It had a port and was founded by Locrians. She herself is at the origin of the foundation of Side in Pamphylia and of Cumae in Campania. It is the homeland of Hesiod.

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