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Ancient Nomos Art is a museum of galleries exhibiting ancient coins and ancient mint maps. The coin gallery displays the diverse art and history of hand-crafted ancient Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Persian and Medieval coinage. The ancient mints mapping gallery features Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Asia Minor and Medieval mint city regions and territories. Visitor's are welcome to explore, study and enjoy Ancient Nomos Art.

 

Greek, Thessaly – 175 BC

Perseus

From Ancient Galleries

Obverse: Head of goddess Helios facing slightly right with wind-blown hair locks.
Reverse: Rose flower with stem and bud to the right with legend above and below.

LEGEND SYMBOLS
Obv: Head of sun-god Helios facing slightly right. Rev: Rose flower with bud and stem to the right; Legend EPMIAΣ above, Z-Ω flanking stem.

 

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DOCUMENTATION
Value: Drachm. Metal: AR Silver. Weight: 2.76 grams. Mint: Uncertain Greek mint in Thessaly under Perseus. Date: 175-170 BC.
Attribution: Price, Larissa, p. 241; “The Larissa 1968 Hoard” in Kraay-Morkholm Essays, Pl. LV, 247; SNG Helsinki 795; Keckman 795; R. Ashton, “A Series of Pseudo-Rhodian Drachms from Mainland Greece” NC (1988), pp. 29-30.

Legend, Documentation and Attribution

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