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bgr_686158 - PAPHLAGONIA - SINOPE Dichalque

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Item sold on our e-shop (2021)
Price : 170.00 €
Type : Dichalque
Date: c. 120-111 ou 110-100 AC
Mint name / Town : Sinope, Paphlagonie
Metal : bronze
Diameter : 19 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 8,58 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Bel exemplaire, centré des deux côtés. Très joli portrait d’Artémis. Patine foncée
Catalogue references :
BMC.-  - GC.-  - Aulock-  - Cop.-  - RG.71 a, p. 208 - HGM.-  - HGCS. 7/417 (R)
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la collection William Stancomb


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête diadémée d’Artémis à droite, le carquois sur l’épaule.


Reverse description : Trépied.
Reverse legend : SINWPES.

Historical background

Paphlagonia - SINOPE

(III - II century BC)

Sinope, a colony of Miletus, was founded in the seventh century BC Located on the northern coast of the Euxine, maritime city, it was one of the most important ports in the region. The introduction of the new type with the head of the nymph Sinope is the installation of a democratic regime in Sinope in 453 BC by the Athenians. Satrap Datamès seized Sinope to 375 BC.

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