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bgr_711491 - TROAS - GERGIS Demi-unité

TROAS - GERGIS Demi-unité XF/AU
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Price : 150.00 €
Type : Demi-unité
Date: c. 350-300 AC.
Mint name / Town : Gergis, Troade
Metal : copper
Diameter : 9 mm
Orientation dies : 7 h.
Weight : 0,85 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Flan court, idéalement centré. Très beau sphinx au revers, bien détaillé. Patine verte
Catalogue references :

Obverse


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

Reverse


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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