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E-auction 371-283404 - MYSIA - PERGAMON Diobole

MYSIA - PERGAMON Diobole XF
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Estimate : 100 €
Price : 34 €
Maximum bid : 34 €
End of the sale : 25 May 2020 14:08:30
bidders : 10 bidders
Type : Diobole
Date: c. 310-284 AC
Mint name / Town : Pergame, Mysie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 10,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 1,27 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire centré à l’usure régulière. Joli portrait. Patine grise
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête imberbe d'Héraklès à droite, coiffée de la léonté.

Reverse


Reverse description : Statue cultuelle d'Athéna (palladium) debout de face, casquée avec l'égide, brandissant une javeline de la main droite et tenant un bouclier de la main gauche.
Reverse legend : PERGAM.
Reverse translation : (Pergame).

Commentary


Ethnique complet au revers. Au revers la statue cultuelle d’Athéna fait penser au palladium avec lequel Énée s’échappa de Troie en flammes et qui devint un des symboles de la civilisation romaine.

Historical background


Mysia - PERGAME

(310-284 BC)

Pergamum, located about twenty kilometers from the coast Mysian was in a fertile region, Valley Caicos. Based on an unknown date, it grew in importance from Alexander III the Great. The city enjoyed a period of splendor under the strong domination of Attalids.

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