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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

Coin ID #9915

Kyme (BC 520-470) Tetartemorion

5th century BC. AR Tetartemorion (7mm, 0.18g). Horse’s head left / Quadripartite incuse square. Good VF, porosity.

While such coins are generally assigned to an uncertain Thraco-Macedonian mint, the style of the current coin is more refined than any of the horse types in Tzamalis. “Horse/incuse” types were almost certainly minted at multiple locations, and a mint in (western?) Asia Minor would seem logical based on provenances.

File information
City/Mint name:Kyme
Keywords:silver / archaic
References:Cf. Tzamalis 92 (cruder style; Thraco-Macedonian mint); Klein -; Traité -; cf. SNG Kayhan 745 (rough incuse; mint in Ionia or Caria)
Valuation:CNG Elec. Auc. 288 (10/2012), lot 257 ($190 + comm)
Photo courtesy of:Classical Numismatic Group -
Filesize:170 KiB
Date added:Jan 18, 2013
Dimensions:800 x 434 pixels
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