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bgr_693308 - IONIA - MILETUS Douzième de statère

IONIA - MILETUS Douzième de statère AU
180.00 €(Approx. 196.20$ | 154.80£)
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Type : Douzième de statère
Date: c. 510-494 AC.
Mint name / Town : Milet, Ionie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 9 mm
Weight : 1,21 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Bel exemplaire, centré. Très joli lion. Patine grise, légèrement tachée au revers
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Protomé de lion à gauche avec la crinière, la gueule ouverte, la langue pendante.

Reverse


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Étoile à quatre rais, richement ornementée ; le tout dans un carré creux.

Historical background


IONIA - MILETUS

(6th - 5th century BC)

Miletus, founded in the 12th century BC, had been the seat of the Ionian Confederation. During the War of Liberation, it was crushed in 494 BC. Its cult of Apollo was renowned throughout Asia Minor. Its settlers founded, among others, the colonies of Abydos, Cyzicus, Sinope and Panticapaeum.

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