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bgr_722757 - AIOLIS - CYME Unité

AIOLIS - CYME Unité XF
195.00 €(Approx. 210.60$ | 165.75£)
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Type : Unité
Date: c. 200 AC.
Mint name / Town : Cymé, Éolide
Metal : copper
Diameter : 16 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 3,90 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Flan ovale, centré. Joli revers. Usure régulière. Patine marron
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : K-Y.
Obverse description : Artémis debout à gauche tournée à droite, tenant une longue torche, donnant la main à l’Amazone Cymé debout à droite, tournée à gauche.
Obverse legend : [OLUMPIAS].
Obverse translation : (Cymé/ Olympias).

Reverse


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Poseidon et Amymonég ou Cymé dans un quadrige au pas à droite.

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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