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Live auction - bgr_791079 - THESSALY - LAMIA Obole

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Estimate : 1 200 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 07 March 2023 14:14:28
Type : Obole
Date: c. 400-344 AC.
Mint name / Town : Lamia, Thessalie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 11,5 mm
Orientation dies : 10 h.
Weight : 0,86 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire de qualité exceptionnelle pour ce monnayage. Très joli revers de style fin. Patine grise de collection
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête imberbe de Dionysos à gauche, la tête coiffée d’une couronne de vigne.


Reverse description : Amphore surmontée d’une feuille de vigne ; dans le champ à droite, un prochous (aiguière).
Reverse legend : LAMIE/WN.
Reverse translation : (de Lamia).


Le monnayage de Lamia reste rare et méconnu.

Historical background


(Fourth century BC)

Lamia, located on the bottom of the river Achelous Lamian Gulf (Mali) was the city of Mali. Its scarce mint short on fourth century BC and stops when Thessaly enters the orbit Macedonian.

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