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Live auction - bgr_927551 - PISIDIA - TERMESSUS Unité

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Estimate : 30 €
Price : 19 €
Maximum bid : 21 €
End of the sale : 09 July 2024 14:12:33
bidders : 2 bidders
Type : Unité
Date: c. 100-15 AC.
Mint name / Town : Termessos, Pisidie
Metal : copper
Diameter : 22,5 mm
Orientation dies : 9 h.
Weight : 7,31 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie centrée. Usure importante mais régulière. Revers agréable. Contremarque au revers. Patine marron
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Zeus à droite.


Reverse description : Foudre.
Reverse legend : TERMHS-SEWN.
Reverse translation : (Termessos).

Historical background


(2nd - 3rd century AD)

An important city on the southwest coast of Pisidia, located at the entrance to the Taurus Mountains, Termessos controlled a large territory extending to the north of Lycia. The city fell under Roman domination in 71 BC. The city had an important colonial coinage under the Antonines and the Sévères which is characterized by an autonomous coinage.

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