Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête de Gorgone archaïque vu de face (Gorgoneion).
Reverse description : Carré creux avec motif cruciforme évidé centré d’un globule.
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.