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Thracian Tribes, c. 146 - 30 B.C., Imitative of Maroneia, Thrace
This is the only example of this type with a blundered ethnic known to Forum. We believe it much more likely a Thracian tribal imitative than a Maroneia mint error.
BB54594. Bronze AE 18, cf. Schönert-Geiss
Maroneia 1566, BMC Thrace
p. 130, 80; SNG Cop
645; Lindgren II
805 (blundered ethnic
), VF, crude, Thracian tribal mint, weight
6.585g, maximum diameter
17.7mm, die axis
, c. 146 - 30 B.C.; obverse
of young Dionysos right; reverse
Dionysos standing left, grapes in right, narthex
in left, blundered inscription
downward on right (normally MAPΩNITΩN, appears as NEOΣ?); SOLD
Catalog current as of Tuesday, March 20, 2018.
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