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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

Coin ID #192

Amastris (BC 285-250) Didrachm

ca 285 BC. AR Didrachm (9.55g). Head of Mithras right, wearing Persian mitra adorned with laurel wreath and star below / Aphrodite seated left, wearing polos, holding sceptre and Nike, who crowns her with wreath; myrtle bud to left, ΑΜΑΣΤΡΙΕΩΝ to right. Good VF, attractively toned. Rare.

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City/Mint name:Amastris
Rating (19 votes):11111
Keywords:silver / classical
References:Waddington, RG pg. 136, 5; SNG BM Black Sea 1302; SNG Cop. 244
Valuation:CNG Auc. 67 (9/2004), lot 631 ($1,100 + comm)
Photo courtesy of:Classical Numismatic Group -
Filesize:60 KiB
Date added:Dec 06, 2004
Dimensions:500 x 243 pixels
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