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E-auction 349-263003 - AIOLIS - CYME Hemiobole

AIOLIS - CYME Hemiobole XF
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Estimate : 200 €
Price : 100 €
Maximum bid : 100 €
End of the sale : 23 December 2019 14:04:00
bidders : 12 bidders
Type : Hemiobole
Date: c. 450 AC.
Mint name / Town : Cymé, Éolide
Metal : silver
Diameter : 8 mm
Weight : 0,38 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie idéalement centrée. Très belle tête d’aigle. Fine usure régulière. Patine grise
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : K RÉTROGRADE.
Obverse description : Tête d’aigle à gauche.

Reverse


Reverse description : Carré creux quadripartite en ailes de moulin.

Commentary


La tête de l’aigle très particulière peut faire penser comme pour le monnayage de Sinope à un rapace marin.

Historical background


Aeolis - cyme

(Fifth 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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