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Live auction - bgr_522032 - AIOLIS - CYME Tétradrachme stéphanophore

AIOLIS - CYME Tétradrachme stéphanophore AU
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Estimate : 820 €
Price : 520 €
Maximum bid : 810 €
End of the sale : 05 March 2019 14:24:12
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : Tétradrachme stéphanophore
Date: c. 160 AC.
Mint name / Town : Cymé, Éolide
Metal : silver
Diameter : 31 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 16,61 g.
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan large bien centré des deux côtés. Belle tête de Kymé avec le coin légèrement bouché. Joli revers de style fin. Patine de collection ancienne avec des reflets dorés
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient du stock de Philippe Saive (Metz)


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête de la nymphe Kymé diadémée à droite, les cheveux relevés et coiffés en petit chignon.


Reverse description : Cheval au pas à droite, levant l'antérieur droit au-dessus d'une coupe à une anse ; le tout dans une couronne de laurier.
Reverse legend : KUMAIWN// KALLIAS.
Reverse translation : (de Cymé/ Callias).


Infimes petites défauts de fabrication, visibles sur le portrait. Même coin de droit que l’exemplaire de Kirikhan (22h).

Historical background

Aeolis - cyme

(Second 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. Stéphanophorique the mint has been studied by JM Oakley, Wreathed Tetradrachms of Kyme published by the NSA. in MN.27 (1982) that lists several hundred copies of the majority from the great discovery of Cilicia discovered in 1973 CH. I and contained more than five thousand tetradrachmas. uses cookies to guarantee a better user experience and to carry out statistics of visits.
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