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E-auction 151-89539 - bgr_368630 - MYSIA – KYZIKOS / CYZICUS Obole

MYSIA – KYZIKOS / CYZICUS Obole XF
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Estimate : 145 €
Price : 93 €
Maximum bid : 93 €
End of the sale : 07 March 2016 14:00:30
bidders : 4 bidders
Type : Obole
Date: c. 480-450 AC.
Mint name / Town : Cyzique, Mysie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 9 mm
Orientation dies : 7 h.
Weight : 0,34 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan ovale et et irrégulier bien centré des deux côtés. Joli droit. Revers bien venu à la frappe. Belle patine grise superficielle
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Protomé de sanglier bondissant à gauche, derrière, un thon.

Reverse


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Tête de lion à gauche, la gueule béante dans un carré creux ; au-dessus, une croisette globulée ou une fleur.

Commentary


Poids léger. Le poids moyen de ces hemioboles s’établit à 0,35 g. Il pourrait s’agir d’un tetartemorion (quart d’obole) dont le poids moyen serait de 0,20 g. C’est peut-être la plus petite dénomination frappée pour Cyzique.

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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