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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

Coin ID #8661

Kyme (AD 253-268) AE 23

Time of Valerian and Gallienus, 253-260 AD. AE23 (6.80g, 12h). IЄPA CYNKΛHTOC, bust of the Senate right / KYMAI-ΩΝ, river god Xanthos reclining left holding plant with three buds in raised right hand, left elbow resting on urn from which flows water, in exergue XANΘO[C]. About extremely fine.

Xanthos meaning fair or yellow was the name of the river god mentioned in the Iliad who tried to drown Achiles.

File information
City/Mint name:Kyme
Keywords:roman / bronze
References:SNG von Aulock 1649; SNG Copenhagen 127
Valuation:Est. $391, Vcoins
Photo courtesy of:Pavlos Pavlou -
Filesize:96 KiB
Date added:Mar 13, 2012
Dimensions:750 x 379 pixels
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