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Live auction - bgr_340748 - PAMPHYLIA - SIDE Statère

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Estimate : 1 200 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 03 December 2014 14:25:15
Type : Statère
Date: c. 375 AC
Mint name / Town : Sidé, Pamphylie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 22,5 mm
Orientation dies : 3 h.
Weight : 10,72 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan ovale et irrégulier, frappé avec un coin mou au droit. Très joli revers de style grec. Magnifique patine avec des reflets mordorés
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de MONNAIES VIII, n° 79 et de MONNAIES 34, n° 237


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Athéna nicéphore debout à gauche, s'appuyant sur un bouclier de la main gauche ; grenade dans le champ à gauche.


Reverse description : Apollon Sidetes, nu, le manteau sur l'épaule, tenant une branche de laurier de la main droite et un arc de la gauche devant un autel allumé ; derrière, un oiseau (corbeau).


Sur notre exemplaire, le corbeau n’est pas placé sur l’autel, mais derrière Apollon comme sur l’exemplaire que nous avions vendu dans MONNAIES VII, n° 27.

Historical background

Pamphylia - Side

(380-370 BC)

Side, located on the coast Pamphylian southeast Aspendos was settled by people of Cumae in the seventh century BC Its inhabitants, who used Pamphylian dialect and not Greek, were considered dishonest.

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