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Live auction - bgr_532241 - IONIA - MAGNESIA AD MEANDRUM Didrachme

IONIA - MAGNESIA AD MEANDRUM Didrachme AU
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bgr_532241
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Type : Didrachme
Date: c. 350-300 AC.
Mint name / Town : Magnésie du Méandre, Ionie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 20 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 7,20 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan, légèrement décentré au droit. Joli revers de style fin. Belle patine de collection ancienne avec des reflets dorés
Catalogue references :
BMC.9 - GC.- - P.- - Aulock-

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Cavalier, casqué, vêtu militairement galopant à droite, tenant une javeline transversale de la main droite.

Reverse


Reverse description : Taureau chargeant à gauche au-dessus d’un méandre.
Reverse legend : MAGN// DIOGEITH.
Reverse translation : (de Magnésie/ Diogeité,).

Commentary


Sur notre exemplaire, le nom éponyme est placé au-dessus et celui du magistrat au-dessous du taureau. .

Historical background


IONIE - CHALK THE OXBOW

(Fourth century BC)

Magnesia was founded by Magnetes originating in Thessaly. The city, bathing the feet of the Meander, was famous for its temple of Artemis Leucophyrène built by Hermogenes about 190 BC and which can still be admired today remains.

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