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Live auction - bgr_638341 - EPEIROS- KORKYRA - KORKYRA Statère

EPEIROS- KORKYRA - KORKYRA Statère AU
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bgr_638341
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Type : Statère
Date: c. 229-48 AC.
Mint name / Town : Corcyra, Corcyre
Metal : silver
Diameter : 19,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 4,59 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Flan ovale, centré. De légères faiblesses. Très beau Pégase au revers. Patine grise, légèrement tachée au droit
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse description : Tête de Dionysos à droite, couronné de vigne.

Reverse


Reverse description : Pégase bondissant à droite, posé sur une proue de navire.
Reverse legend : (ARK) (RK).
Reverse translation : (Corcyre).

Historical background


EPIRUS - Corcyra - Corcyra

(III - Ist century BC)

The city of Corcyra was founded by Corinthian settlers. It was located on the island of the same name about twenty kilometers from the coast of Epirus. Corcyra emancipated from his mother early in the sixth century BC The island followed the fate of the city until 338 BC, when the capture of Corinth by Philip II of Macedonia. In the third century, after resisting Rome, the city fell in 229 BC between the Romans and enjoyed a degree of autonomy until 48 BC.

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