Thessaly

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The Thessalian League.

Silver Drachm.

Thessalian League- following the great victory of the Roman general Flamininus over Philip V of Macedon in 197 BC, the freedom of the Greeks was proclaimed at Corinth and a number of new autonomous coinages were initiated.

Apollo- a son of Zeus associated with prophecy, medicine and music.

Athena Itonia- The city goddess of Itone in Thessaly.

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The Thessalian League.

Silver Drachm.

Thessalian League- following the great victory of the Roman general Flamininus over Philip V of Macedon in 197 BC, the freedom of the Greeks was proclaimed at Corinth and a number of new autonomous coinages were initiated.

Apollo- a son of Zeus associated with prophecy, medicine and music.

Athena Itonia- The city goddess of Itone in Thessaly.

Additional information

Origin

Ancient Greece

Date

196 – 146 B.C.

Obverse

Laureate head of Apollo.

Reverse

Athena Itonia advancing, brandishing spear and holding schield. Legends in field.