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E-auction 342-256629 - TROAS - GERGIS Demi-unité

TROAS - GERGIS Demi-unité VF
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Estimate : 90 €
Price : 32 €
Maximum bid : 33 €
End of the sale : 04 November 2019 14:01:30
bidders : 5 bidders
Type : Demi-unité
Date: c. 350-300 AC.
Mint name / Town : Gergis, Troade
Metal : copper
Diameter : 9,5 mm
Orientation dies : 3 h.
Weight : 0,85 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Flan bien centré. Joli revers. Usure régulière. Patine vert foncé
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête de la Sibylle Hiérophile laurée, tournée de trois quarts de face à droite avec un grand collier.


Reverse description : Sphinx assis à droite, les ailes repliées.
Reverse legend : GER.

Historical background

Troy - Gergis

(Fourth century BC)

Gergis was not far removed from Ilion (Troy) and certainly confused with the website of Bali Dagh-(Klio, 1909, p.10). Attalus I of Pergamum residents Gergis settled in a new city after 241 BC Hiérophile a Sibyl, would be born near to Gergis Merpessus and his tomb is found in the temple of Apollo Gergis.

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