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E-auction 353-266641 - PONTUS - PHARNACIA Tetrachalque

PONTUS - PHARNACIA Tetrachalque XF/VF
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Estimate : 125 €
Price : 42 €
Maximum bid : 53 €
End of the sale : 20 January 2020 14:00:30
bidders : 8 bidders
Type : Tetrachalque
Date: an 212
Mint name / Town : Pharnacia, Pont
Metal : silver
Diameter : 20 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 7,91 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan épais, légèrement décentré des deux côtés. Jolie tête de Zeus. Le revers est bien lisible. Patine marron foncé
Catalogue references :

Obverse


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

Reverse


Reverse description : Aigle debout à gauche sur un foudre, la tête tournée à droite, les ailes déployées ; un monogramme dans le champ.
Reverse legend : FARNAKEIA[S].
Reverse translation : (de Pharnacia).

Commentary


Beau portrait de Zeus. Notre exemplaire est très proche de celui de la collection Stancomb (WSC. 723).

Historical background


BRIDGE - Pharnacia

(Second - first century BC)

The city was founded by Pharnaces I (185-149 AC)., King of Pontus, grandfather of Mithridates VI Eupator, circa 180 BC on the quotes of ancient Cerasus. It was a fortified coastal city. It loses its importance at the time of the Roman conquest.

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