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Live auction - bgr_431423 - THRACE - AINOS Tétradrachme

THRACE - AINOS Tétradrachme VF
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Estimate : 850 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 06 September 2022 14:07:57
Type : Tétradrachme
Date: c. 435-405 AC.
Mint name / Town : Ænos, Thrace
Metal : silver
Diameter : 24 mm
Orientation dies : 9 h.
Weight : 15,01 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan irrégulier à l’usure très importante, lisible et identifiable. Patine granuleuse et piquée
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête d'Hermès à droite, coiffée du pétase sans bord, orné d'un grènetis, les cheveux flottant en mèches courtes.

Reverse


Reverse description : Bouc passant à droite ; devant, dans le champ inférieur droit, une feuille de lierre et croissant.
Reverse legend : AINI.

Commentary


Poids léger.

Historical background


Thrace - aenos

(435-405 BC)

Aenos was located at the mouth of the Hebros (the Hèbres) and controlled the river traffic on the river. It was a powerful and flourishing commercial city which enjoyed its greatest expansion in the fifth century BC After the Persian Wars, she entered the Athenian orbit from 474 BC His tribute s' amounted to 10-12 talents on the occasion of the Athenian expedition to Sicily. She seems to have regained its independence from 405 to 404 BC when the fall of Athens and the tyranny of the Thirty. From 357 BC, it fell into the hands of Philip II of Macedonia as Amphipolis. After the death of Alexander III the Great, Lysimachus installed a royal mint..

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