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Live auction - bgr_356275 - TROAS - CEBRENE Tritartemorion

TROAS - CEBRENE Tritartemorion AU
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Estimate : 550 €
Price : 350 €
Maximum bid : 580 €
End of the sale : 30 June 2015 14:24:27
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : Tritartemorion
Date: c. 510-480 AC.
Mint name / Town : Kebren, Troade
Metal : silver
Diameter : 8 mm
Weight : 0,49 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan ovale, bien centré avec la tête du bélier complète. Très beau carré creux. Recouvert d’une jolie patine de collection ancienne
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection de John Mixter provenant de Glenn Woods, VCoins 2005, de l’achat privé de David Vagi en 2005, provenant d’un achat privé de Paul Rubin en 2005 aussi et d’Herakles Numismatics (Perry Siegel) en juillet 2012


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête de bélier à droite.


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Carré creux quadripartite.


Ce type est décrit comme une obole, il s’agit en fait d’un tritartemorion (3/8 d’obole) d’après son poids (0,49 g).

Historical background

Troy - Cebren

(Fourth century BC)

Cebren or Kebren was a city-state located inland between Ilion and Antandros. The city was abandoned by its inhabitants in the late fourth century to go Alexandria Troas founded in 310 BC under the leadership of Antigonus. As for the city of Cebren, it was renamed in honor of Antiocheia Antiochus I, the Seleucid king.

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