+ Filters
New Search
Filters
Available Exact wording Only in the title
E-shopLoading...
GradeLoading...
PriceLoading...

bgr_325834 - MYSIA – PARION / PARIUM Trihemidrachme

MYSIA – PARION / PARIUM Trihemidrachme XF
175.00 €(Approx. 204.75$ | 150.50£)
Quantity
Add to your cartAdd to your cart
Type : Trihemidrachme
Date: c. 480 AC.
Mint name / Town : Parium , Mysie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 11 mm
Weight : 3,30 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan globulaire décentré au droit. Beau Gorgoneion. Joli revers de style fin. Patine de collection ancienne avec des reflets dorés

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête de Gorgone archaïque vu de face (Gorgoneion).

Reverse


Reverse description : Carré creux avec motif cruciforme évidé centré d’un globule.

Historical background


Mysia - Parium

(Fifth century BC)

Parium or Parium was founded in 710 BC It was between Cyzicus and Lampsacus at the mouth of the Hellespont on the Propontis. His coinage at the head of the Gorgon began in the early fifth century BC In the following century, the Gorgon went right at the back. It normally adorned aegis of Athena and was supposed to petrify any enemy who dared to face.

cgb.fr uses cookies to guarantee a better user experience and to carry out statistics of visits.
To remove the banner, you must accept or refuse their use by clicking on the corresponding buttons.

x