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Kings of Thrace, Thracian Kainoi, Mostis, c. 126 - 86 B.C.
Mostis, reigned c. 126 - 86 B.C., was king of the Thracian Kainoi (Caeni) tribe in South East Thrace to Strandzha mountain, territory in Bulgaria and Turkey today. He king is best known from his coinage, which includes bronze coins and rare tetradrachms.
GB77206. Bronze AE 20, SNG BM
311 - 312, Youroukova
134, SNG Stancomb
-, SNG Cop
-, BMC Thrace
-, VF, green patina
, some light corrosion, weight
4.750g, maximum diameter
19.9mm, c. 126 - 86 B.C.; obverse jugate
heads of Zeus and Hera
BAΣIΛEΩΣ / MOΣTI∆OΣ, eagle
standing left on thunderbolt, monogram
above right; very rare
Catalog current as of Saturday, October 21, 2017.
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