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Live auction - bgr_621631 - AIOLIS - CYME Tétradrachme

AIOLIS - CYME Tétradrachme AU
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bgr_621631
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Type : Tétradrachme
Date: an 4
Mint name / Town : Cymé, Éolide
Metal : silver
Diameter : 35 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 16,59 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan très large, bien centré des deux côtés. Belle tête d’Héraklès. Joli revers. Belle patine de collection ancienne avec des reflets dorés
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection de Luc Corso

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête d'Héraklès à droite, coiffé de la léonté.

Reverse


Reverse description : Zeus aétophore assis à gauche sur un siège sans dossier, nu jusqu'à la ceinture, les jambes croisées, tenant un aigle de la main droite étendue et un sceptre long de la main gauche ; dans le champ à gauche, un vase à une anse au-dessus d’un monogramme complexe.
Reverse legend : ALEXANDROU/ (BL).
Reverse translation : (d’Alexandre).

Commentary


Nous n’avons pas relevé d’identité de coin pertinente pour ce type.

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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