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M*an* AR hemidrachm 400-300 BC., Parion, Mysia, est.$65
Item Number : 72639
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Auction Type Standard Starting Bid$0.99
Current Bid$37.00   # of Bids9  
QuantityN/A LocationGraz, AUSTRIA
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Started10/13/2019 4:13:09 PM EST   
Ends10/28/2019 7:13:09 PM EST   
Item Owner (Ratings)moneta_auction (319)       
High Bidder (Ratings)Leslie S (46)  
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Description

AR Hemidrachm 4th century BC., Parion, Mysia - facing head of Gorgoneion (Medusa), with protruding tongue, serpents around / bull standing left, head right, inscription in two lines above and below bull (1.49 grams, 13/12 mm) Parion (Parium) mint 400-300 BC., BMC 28-9, Fine, toned, estimate $65

 

A Gorgoneion was a horror-creating apotropaic Gorgon head pendant. The name derives from the Greek word gorgos, which means "dreadful". Zeus, Athena, Hellenistic kings and Roman Emperors wore Gorgoneion for protection. Images of the Gorgons were also put upon objects and buildings for protection.

 

Possibly, that coin is a imitation on the official Parion issue (indicates the low weight)!

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