Moesia, Istros

$395.00

Silver Drachm.

The curious obverse type has been variously interpreted as representing the Dioskouroi – sons of Zeus, the rising and setting sun, and the supposed two branches of the river Danube (or Ister).

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Description

Silver Drachm.

The curious obverse type has been variously interpreted as representing the Dioskouroi – sons of Zeus, the rising and setting sun, and the supposed two branches of the river Danube (or Ister).

Additional information

Origin

Ancient Greece

Date

4th Century BC

Grade

5.1 grams

Obverse

Facing male heads, the left inverted.

Reverse

Sea eagle left grasping dolphin with talons, I?TPIH above, between A? below.


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