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E-auction 493-403431 - bgr_768188 - TROAS - GERGIS Demi-unité

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Estimate : 150 €
Price : 92 €
Maximum bid : 95 €
End of the sale : 26 September 2022 14:06:30
bidders : 7 bidders
Type : Demi-unité
Date: c. 350-300 AC.
Mint name / Town : Gergis, Troade
Metal : copper
Diameter : 12 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 1,68 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie centrée présentant un joli sphinx au revers. Patine foncée
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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