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Live auction - bgr_451731 - LYCIA - SATRAPS OF LYCIA - PERIKLES Diobole

LYCIA - SATRAPS OF LYCIA - PERIKLES Diobole XF/AU
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Estimate : 450 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 31 October 2017 14:23:04
Type : Diobole
Date: c. 380 AC.
Mint name / Town : Antiphellos, Lycie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 13 mm
Orientation dies : 3 h.
Weight : 1,36 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan ovale concave. Belle représentation du masque de lion fortement en relief au droit. Revers finement détaillé bien venu à la frappe. Belle patine de collection ancienne avec des reflets dorés
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient du stock de Savoca Coins et de la collection Laurent F

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Masque de lion vu de face.

Reverse


Reverse legend : INSCRIPTION LYCIENNE (PERIKLE).
Reverse description : Triskèle sinistrogyre évidé au centre ; dans le champ à droite, une flèche ; le tout dans les restes d’un carrré creux.
Reverse legend : S-ED -C.

Commentary


Poids léger. Au droit, le masque de lion représente en réalité la léonté (dépouille) du lion de Némée. .

Historical background


Lycia - satraps Lycian - Pericles

(IVe siècle avant J.-C.)

Satrape Périclès

We have little historical information about these semi-independent satraps Lycian who have set up in the second half of the fifth century. Their mints definitely disappear in the second half of the fourth century to the arrival in the region satrap of Cilicia, Mazaios. Mithrapata, or dynast satrap of Antiphellos, a town on the Lycian coast between Patara and Aperlai which was the port of Phellos, seems to have preceded Pericles. The workshop Antiphellos minted for both characters. Pericles died in 362 BC he died, Lycia returned to the Persian orbit until the Macedonian conquest.

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