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bgr_630514 - MYSIA – KYZIKOS / CYZICUS Statère

MYSIA – KYZIKOS / CYZICUS Statère XF
4 500.00 €(Approx. 5085.00$ | 3825.00£)
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Type : Statère
Date: c. 500-450 AC.
Mint name / Town : Mysie, Cyzique
Metal : electrum
Diameter : 21 mm
Weight : 15,75 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie centrée à l’usure régulière. Jolie représentation du droit
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Hoplite portant un casque corinthien, debout à droite, les jambes pliées tenant un bouclier ; devant un poisson.

Reverse


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

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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