Your browser does not support JavaScript!
+ Filters
New Search
Filters
Available Exact wording Only in the title
E-shopLoading...
GradeLoading...
PriceLoading...

Live auction - bgr_533478 - PAPHLAGONIA - SINOPE Drachme

PAPHLAGONIA - SINOPE Drachme AU
You must sign-in and be an approved bidder to bid, Login to bid. Accounts are subject to approval and the approval process takes place within 48 hours. Do not wait until the day a sale closes to register.Clicking on « bid » constitutes acceptance of the terms of use of cgb.fr private live auctions. Bids must be placed in whole Euro amounts only. The sale will start closing at the time stated on the item description; any bids received at the site after the closing time will not be executed. Transmission times may vary and bids could be rejected if you wait until the last second. For further information ckeck the Live auction FAQ

All winning bids are subject to a 12% buyer’s fee.
live-auctionLive starting :
2019/06/04 14:00:00
bgr_533478
1032
You have to login to bid
Click here to login
Type : Drachme
Date: c. 330-300 AC.
Mint name / Town : Sinope. Paphlagonie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 17 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 4,94 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan irrégulier bien centré des deux côtés. Belle tête de la nymphe au droit. Joli revers de style fin, bien venu à la frappe. Belle patine de collection ancienne avec des reflets dorés. Conserve la plus grande partie de son brillant de frappe et de son coupant d’origine
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête de la nymphe Sinope à gauche, les cheveux dans un sphendoné avec boucles d'oreille et collier.

Reverse


Reverse description : Aigle volant à gauche, les ailes déployées sur un dauphin à gauche.
Reverse legend : SINW// DIO.
Reverse translation : (Sinope/ Dio).

Commentary


Poids léger. Ce type semble frappé sur un étalon persique au lieu d’éginétique traditionnellement.

Historical background


Paphlagonia - SINOPE

(415-365 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.

By using our site, you agree to our use of cookies to enhance your experience.

x