Mysia- Parion

$195.00

Silver Hemidrachm.

The Gorgons were three sisters: Sthend, Euryale and Medusa. Only Medusa, the most famous Gorgon was mortal. They were Primitive divinities, who lived not far from the kingdom of shadows in unknown places. They were a terrifying sight.

Parion- on the shores of Propontis in Asia minor. Founded in 710 BC. A flourishing port.

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Description

Silver Hemidrachm.

The Gorgons were three sisters: Sthend, Euryale and Medusa. Only Medusa, the most famous Gorgon was mortal. They were Primitive divinities, who lived not far from the kingdom of shadows in unknown places. They were a terrifying sight.

Parion- on the shores of Propontis in Asia minor. Founded in 710 BC. A flourishing port.

Additional information

Origin

Ancient Greece

Date

350 – 300 B.C.

Obverse

Bull looking back.

Reverse

Gorgon.


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