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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

Coin ID #793

Methymna (BC 500-450) Diobol

ca 500/480-450 BC. AR Diobol (1.34g). Facing head of Gorgon, tongue protruding / Bearded male head (Ares?) right, hair long at back, in Corinthian helmet, within dotted square border in shallow incuse. Fine dark toning. Second known exemplar, EF.

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City/Mint name:Methymna
Rating (8 votes):00000
Keywords:silver / classical
References:Imhoof-Blumer, Monnaies Grecques p. 260, 157; Franke, Methymna 6
Valuation:Peus Auc. 378 (4/2004), lot 378 (EUR 1,200 ($1,421) + comm)
Photo courtesy of:Dr. Busso Peus Nachfolger -
Filesize:42 KiB
Date added:Jan 31, 2005
Dimensions:687 x 350 pixels
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