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E-auction 342-256633 - EUBOEA - HISTIAIA Obole

EUBOEA - HISTIAIA Obole VF
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Estimate : 70 €
Price : 36 €
Maximum bid : 38 €
End of the sale : 04 November 2019 14:03:30
bidders : 8 bidders
Type : Obole
Date: c. 168-146 AC.
Mint name / Town : Histiée,Eubée
Metal : silver
Diameter : 12 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 0,75 g.
Coments on the condition:
Flan bien centré, court. Usure régulière. Patine grise
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête de la nymphe Histiée (Ménade) à droite, coiffée d'une couronne de vigne.

Reverse


Reverse description : La nymphe Histiée assise à droite sur la poupe d'une galère, tenant la stylis de la main droite ; au-dessous, un trident tourné à gauche.
Reverse legend : [ISTI-AIEWN].

Commentary


Semble être une monnaie divisionnaire du tetrobole.

Historical background


Evia - Histiaeus

(196-168 BC)

Histiaeus was located in the east of Euboea. Through its extensive coinage, we can imagine the economic role that the town has held. The coinage was struck to commemorate the expulsion, with the help of the Athenians, the pro-Macedonian tyrant Philistides in 340 BC Histiaeus seems to take considerable importance after the cessation of emissions League euboïque in 267 BC Its independence was confirmed after 196 BC His coinage was widely imitated by the Macedonians and perhaps served to stipendier mercenary Greek army on the eve of the Battle of Pydna in 168 After BC the Macedonian defeat, the city lost its importance and no longer minted as bronze.

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