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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

Coin ID #11508

Kyzikos (AD 177-184) AE 21

Imperial Times, ca 177-184 AD. AE21 (4.90g, 6h). KO–PH CΩTЄIPA, draped bust of Kore Soteira right, wearing wreath of grain ears / KYZI–KHNΩN, Eros standing left, holding hare by its hind feet. Near EF, dark green patina, area of flat strike on reverse. Fine style. Unique, and an extremely rare depiction of Eros the Hunter. Ex Liles Coll.; ex Lanz 125 (11/2005), lot 336.

Although this issue is unpublished, it can be dated by the strong stylistic similarity to other issues of this period (cf. RPC Online 783)

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City/Mint name:Kyzikos
Rating (1 votes):55555
Keywords:roman / bronze
Valuation:CNG Auc. 94 (9/2013), lot 885 ($3,500 + comm)
Photo courtesy of:Classical Numismatic Group -
Filesize:89 KiB
Date added:Jun 20, 2014
Dimensions:800 x 386 pixels
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Periklis   [Feb 19, 2016 at 12:17 PM]
The coin is published: Nomisma X, von Fritze, Gruppe VI, 17

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