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bpv_115726 - LYDIA - TRIPOLIS Diassaria

LYDIA - TRIPOLIS Diassaria AU
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Price : 95.00 €
Type : Diassaria
Date: c. 260
Mint name / Town : Tripolis, Lydie
Metal : copper
Diameter : 19,00 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 4,16 g.
Coments on the condition:
Beau portrait. Patine marron. Revers de haut relief pour ce type de monnayage
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Buste de Pallas drapé à droite de trois quarts en avant, coiffé du casque corinthien à cimier et à aigrette avec l'égide, tenant une javeline.

Reverse


Reverse description : Tyché debout à gauche, tourelée et vêtue du kalathos, tenant un gouvernail de la main droite et une corne d'abondance de la gauche.
Reverse legend : TRIP-O-LEITWN.
Reverse translation : (de Tripolis).

Historical background


LYDIE - TRIPOLIS

(First century BC - the second century AD)

Autonomous coinage

Tripolis, perhaps identify with Lydia Apollonia, near Thyatira, is placed between the valleys of Lycus and the Meander. It seems to have been after a B. Head diverse population, composed of Lydians, Phrygians and Carians of. The imperial coinage began under Augustus end with Gallien. Civic coinage seems to have been very important in the first two centuries of our era.

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