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Live auction - bgr_702995 - AIOLIS - CYME Tétradrachme stéphanophore

AIOLIS - CYME Tétradrachme stéphanophore AU/MS
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Type : Tétradrachme stéphanophore
Date: c. 160 AC.
Mint name / Town : Éolide, Cymé, monétaire Kallias
Metal : silver
Diameter : 33 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 16,52 g.
Coments on the condition:
Bel exemplaire sur un flan large, centré des deux côtés. Magnifique cheval au revers, finement détaillé. De légères faiblesses. Patine grise de collection
Catalogue references :

Obverse


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

Reverse


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.

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.

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