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Live auction - bgr_463740 - IONIA - TEOS Tetartemorion

IONIA - TEOS Tetartemorion AU
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Estimate : 280 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 30 January 2018 14:10:30
Type : Tetartemorion
Date: c. 478-449 AC
Mint name / Town : Téos, Ionie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 7 mm
Orientation dies : - h.
Weight : 0,22 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan bien centré Très belle représentation de la tête du griffon au droit. Très jolie patine de médaillier avec des reflets dorés
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la vente Kunker 71, n° 345 en 2002

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête de griffon à droite, la gueule ouverte.

Reverse


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Carré creux quadripartite.

Commentary


Malgré la petite taille du flan, tous les détails de la tête de l’animal sont visibles.

Historical background


IONIE - Teos

(Sixth - fifth century BC)

Teos was a very old city that its inhabitants abandoned in 544 BC, when the Persians invaded Ionia, to found Abdera in Thrace. Less than 50 years later, settlers of Abdera refondirent the Asia Minor city which is why the two cities had griffins on their coinage. Teos was famous for its temple of Ionic order built by Hermogenes and devoted to Dionysus.

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