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E-auction 352-265248 - THRACE - APOLLONIA PONTICA Drachme

THRACE - APOLLONIA PONTICA Drachme XF
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Estimate : 180 €
Price : 72 €
Maximum bid : 81 €
End of the sale : 13 January 2020 14:06:00
bidders : 14 bidders
Type : Drachme
Date: c. 400-350 AC.
Mint name / Town : Apollonia Pontica, Thrace
Metal : silver
Diameter : 14,5 mm
Orientation dies : 3 h.
Weight : 2,89 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie centré. Usure régulière. Joli revers. Patine grise
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête de Méduse de face, entourée de serpents, tirant la langue.

Reverse


Reverse legend : A DANS LE CHAMP À GAUCHE.
Reverse description : Ancre renversée, cantonnée d’une écrevisse dans le champ à droite.

Commentary


Poids léger. Dans cette série, la tête de Méduse est bien le droit avec une chevelure où les mèches sont enroulées sur le front.

Historical background


Thrace - Apollonia PONTICA

(Fourth century BC)

Apollonia Pontica, located on the Black Sea was a Milesian colony. The city was famous for its Apollo and his colossal statue, the work of Kalamis temple. When Lucullus captured the city in 73 BC, he carry the statue of the god in Rome.

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