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bgr_563634 - IONIA - MILETUS Douzième de statère en électrum

IONIA - MILETUS Douzième de statère en électrum AU/AU
780.00 €(Approx. 943.80$ | 678.60£)
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Type : Douzième de statère en électrum
Date: c. 560 AC.
Mint name / Town : Milet
Metal : electrum
Diameter : 6,5 mm
Weight : 1,11 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Flan court, bien centré. Superbe revers, bien venu à la frappe. Patine de collection
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Protomé de lion à droite, la gueule ouverte.

Reverse


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Croisette aux extrémités bouletées dans les restes d’un carré creux.

Historical background


IONIE - MILET

(Sixth - fifth century BC)

Miletus, founded in the twelfth century BC, was the seat of the Ionian Confederation. During the Liberation War, it was crushed in 494 BC His cult of Apollo was known throughout Asia Minor. Its settlers founded, among other colonies Abydos, Cyzicus, Sinope and Panticapaeum.

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