, Athens, Summer 32 B.C.
dates this issue to the summer of 32 B.C., when Antony and stayed in Athens. The head of Zeus is in the Ptolemaic and represents , while Dionysos represents Antony. GB69775. Bronze AE 20, 311 (same dies); 144; pl. 25, 36 ff.; p. 86, 604; 1544, F, 6.291 g, maximum 19.8 mm, 0o, Athens mint, summer 32 B.C.; laureate head of Zeus; head of Dionysos, wearing ivy wreath, A−Θ/E flanking; from the Butte College Foundation, ex ; very ; $200.00 (€174.00)
Aegium, Achaea, , c. 37 - 31 B.C., Under Antony and
connected the types with Antony and , who controlled Achaea when this coin was struck. Dionysos refers to Antony, who called himself the "new Dionysos," and the typically Ptolemaic symbolizes .GB67910. Bronze , 438 - 439, 6 - 7, 3, 3954, F, 3.916 g, maximum 20.0 mm, 0o, Aegium mint, Theoxios and Kletaios, magistrates, c. 37 - 31 B.C; AIΓIEΩN, head of young Dionysos right, wreathed in ivy; ΘEOΞIOΣ KAHTAIOΣ, standing left, head left, wings closed; ; $180.00 (€156.60)
Athens, , , c. 264 - 267 A.D.
Athens remained a center of learning and philosophy during its 500 years of Roman rule, patronized by emperors such as and . In 267, the city was sacked by the Heruli. All the public buildings were burned, the lower city was plundered and the and Acropolis were damaged. After, the city to the of the Acropolis was hastily refortified on a smaller , with the left outside the walls.GB69774. Bronze AE 20, pl. 90, 8; cf. 378; 368; p. 99, 712, 1561 (cf. refs and variations), F, 4.770 g, maximum 19.8 mm, 0o, Athens mint, time of , c. 264 - 267 A.D.; head of right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet, and (?); olive tree, between on left, and owl on right, AΘH in ; from the Butte College Foundation, ex ; ; $150.00 (€130.50)
Thessalian League, , Mid - Late 1st Century B.C.
The Thessalian League was a loose confederacy of city-states and tribes in the Thessalian valley in N. . of Macedon took control of in 344 B.C and it remained under until the Roman in 197 B.C. The league was reestablished in 196 B.C. but had little autonomy after became of the province of in 146 B.C.GB71024. Bronze (or ), 907.2, 331, 59, p. 62, -, VF, 7.412 g, maximum 19.8 mm, 0o, (?) mint, Philokrates, Italos, and Petraios, magistrates; ΦIΛOKPA−TOYΣ (magistrate), head of right, wearing crested helmet and ; ΘEΣΣA−ΛΩN, Itonia standing left, standing left offering wreath in her extended right hand, resting left hand on grounded behind, spear standing behind, ITA−ΛOY (magistrate) across upper , ΠETPAIOΣ in ; $150.00 (€130.50)
Dyrrhachion, , , Roman Protectorate, 229 - 30 B.C.
After the decisive defeat of the Illyrians to Rome in 229 B.C., the new Roman rulers renamed the city. The original name, Epidamnos, was similar to the Latin word damnum, meaning "loss" or "harm." Dyrrhachion is Greek for "bad spine" or "difficult ridge," probably referring to imposing cliffs near the city.GS73114. Silver , 282; 367; 491; 429; 668; p. 73, 119 - 120, aVF, uneven strike, 3.332 g, maximum 21.3 mm, 180o, Dyrrhachium mint, Euktemon and Phaniskos, 229 - 100 B.C.; KTHTOΣ, cow standing right, looking back at her suckling calf, head of above, grain above cluster of grapes right; ∆YP − ΦA−NIΣ−KOY, double linear bordered square divided into two compartments with a stellate pattern in each; $90.00 (€78.30)
Thessalian League, , , c. 146 - 27 B.C.
The Thessalian League was a loose confederacy of city-states and tribes in the Thessalian valley in N. . of Macedon took control of in 344 B.C and it remained under until the Roman in 197 B.C. The league was reestablished in 196 B.C. but had little autonomy after became of the province of in 146 B.C.GB66043. Bronze , 43; p. 5, 62 - 63; 324 ff. var (various magistrate names on obv); 904 ff. var (same), VF, 3.713 g, maximum 15.2 mm, 45o, mint, c. 146 - 27 B.C.; helmeted head of right, IΠΠIA/TAΣ(?) (magistrate) above and below; ΘEΣ−Σ/AΛΩ−N, horse trotting right; ex Harlan J. , Ltd.; $70.00 (€60.90)
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