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E-auction 371-283402 - SARMATIA - OLBIA Unité

SARMATIA - OLBIA Unité XF
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Estimate : 125 €
Price : 43 €
Maximum bid : 45 €
End of the sale : 25 May 2020 14:07:30
bidders : 10 bidders
Type : Unité
Date: c. 330-250 AC.
Mint name / Town : Sarmatia, Olbia
Metal : bronze
Diameter : 19,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 7,26 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire idéalement centré à l’usure régulière présentant un joli portrait. Patine vert foncé
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête barbue et cornue du dieu fleuve Borysthenes (Dniepr) à gauche.

Reverse


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Hache de cérémonie et arc dans son goryte (carquois).
Reverse legend : OLBI/ EPI.
Reverse translation : (Olbia/ magistrat).

Historical background


Sarmatia - Olbia

(Sixth - fifth century BC)

Olbia as Istros (Istrus) was a Milesian colony, located near the Borysthenes and Hypanis on the Euxine, equidistant from Tyra and Panticapaeum the Thracian Chersonese. Its prosperity came from its strategic geographical position between the Scythian tribes and the Euxine. It enjoyed its greatest economic expansion in the Hellenistic period. She was eventually taken by the barbarians in the third century AD.

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