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bgr_696428 - MYSIA – KYZIKOS / CYZICUS Hémiobole

MYSIA – KYZIKOS / CYZICUS Hémiobole XF
250.00 €(Approx. 290.00$ | 210.00£)
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Type : Hémiobole
Date: c. 550-480 AC
Mint name / Town : Mysie, Cyzique
Metal : silver
Diameter : 8,5 mm
Weight : 0,44 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie centrée. Belle tête de thon. Fine usure régulière. Patine grise
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête de thon à droite.

Reverse


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

Historical background


Mysia - Cyzicus

(Sixth - fifth century BC)

Cyzicus, a colony of Miletus founded in the eighth century BC, is located on the Propontis on the Arktonnesos island. Its political and economic situation was predominant between the Euxine and Aegean controlling the Propontis at the mouth of the Hellespont. Coinage began in the late seventh century BC An important electrum coinage was struck between 600 and 330 BC with tuna as a symbol.

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