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Live auction - bgr_715892 - MALTA - MALTA ISLAND - MELITA Unité

MALTA - MALTA ISLAND - MELITA Unité VF
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Starting price : 150 €
Estimate : 300 €
Price : 1 050 €
Maximum bid : 1 500 €
End of the sale : 25 January 2022 14:02:35
bidders : 3 bidders
Type : Unité
Date: c. 180-100 AC.
Mint name / Town : Malte, Mélita
Metal : copper
Diameter : 25,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 10,00 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie centrée présentant une jolie tête d’Isis. Usure importante mais régulière. Patine marron
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse description : Tête d’Isis à gauche coiffée de la couronne isiaque (uraeus) à gauche ; devant un épi de blé.
Obverse legend : MELITWN.
Obverse translation : (de Melita).

Reverse


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Personnage ailé agenouillé à gauche (Osiris), coiffé du pschent (double couronne égyptienne), tenant un fléau et un sceptre.

Commentary


Sujets inhabituels et particuliers. Contremarque au droit.

Historical background


MALTA - MALTA ISLAND - MELITA

(Second - first century BC)

Malta is located in the center of the Mediterranean and was a port of call for the Phoenicians who settled on the island around 725 BC Then came the Greeks also locate on the island between the seventh and the fifth century BC In 480 BC century, the island came under Carthaginian domination. The island came under Roman rule during the Second Punic War in 218 BC But Melita, placed in the center of the Mediterranean midway between Africa and Europe continues to suffer multiple influences different people who come to trade at its ports.

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