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Live auction - bgr_928355 - PAMPHYLIA - SIDE Tétradrachme

PAMPHYLIA - SIDE Tétradrachme XF/VF
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Estimate : 400 €
Price : 250 €
Maximum bid : 282 €
End of the sale : 09 July 2024 14:12:13
bidders : 2 bidders
Type : Tétradrachme
Date: c. 205-190 AC.
Mint name / Town : Sidé, Pamphylie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 27,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 16,29 g.
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie centrée. Joli portrait d’Athéna. Usure plus marquée au revers. Jolie contremarque. Patine grise
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête d'Athéna à droite, coiffée du casque corinthien à cimier.

Reverse


Reverse description : Niké volant à gauche, les ailes déployées, tenant une couronne de la main droite ; dans le champ à gauche, une grenade.
Reverse legend : DH-M.

Commentary


Contremarque au revers (ancre des Séleucides).

Historical background


PAMPHYLIA - SIDE

(3rd-1st century BC)

Side, located on the Pamphylian coast southeast of Aspendos, was settled by inhabitants of Cyme in the 7th century BC. Its inhabitants, who used a Pamphylian dialect and not Greek, were considered dishonest. Moreover, the city offered a den for the maritime piracy of the ships that cruised in its waters. Pompey received an "imperium maius" to fight against these Pamphylian and Cilician pirates and establish the "pax romana" in the Eastern Mediterranean..

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