Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Protomé de lion à droite.
Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Oiseau (colombe) debout à droite entre deux globules disposés en diagonale ; le tout dans un carré creux.
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.