Kingdom of , , 305 - 281 B.C.
, one of Alexander the Great's personal bodyguards, was appointed (general) in and the Chersonesos after Alexander's death. He became one of the (successors of Alexander) who were initially generals and governors, but who continuously allied and warred with each other and eventually divided the empire. In 309, he founded his capital in a commanding situation on the neck connecting the Chersonesos with the mainland. In 306, he followed the example of in taking the title of , ruling , and . In 281, he was killed in battle against Seleucus, another successor of Alexander.GB68080. Bronze AE 13, 14, 1168, 6822, VF, 2.519 g, maximum 12.8 mm, 0o, Kallatis (Mangalia, Romania) mint, c. 297 - 281 B.C.; of Herakles right clad in lion's scalp headdress; BAΣI/ΛYΣI within a of grain; $90.00 (€80.10)
Kallatis, , c. 300 - 250 B.C.
, 176, 202, aEF, 5.172 g, maximum 19.9 mm, 0o, Kallatis (Mangalia, Romania) mint, of Herakles right, clad in scalp headdress tied at neck; KAΛΛATIA, grain ear, club and bow case; finest for the issue, high relief, finder's scrape on ; SOLD
Kallatis, Inferior, Under Roman Rule, 2nd - 3rd Century A.D.
Callatis, on the Black Sea, is today Mangalia, the oldest town in Romania. In Greek Callatis means "the beautiful." -- Greek Imperial Coins, Vol. I, , Superior, Inferior by Ivan RP26691. Bronze AE 20,
4821 var., 9 var., gVF+, minor pitting, 5.643 g, maximum 20.4 mm, 0o, Kallatis (Mangalia, Romania) mint, of Demeter right, veiled and wreathed in grain, torch right, K left, all in a of dots; riding left, in of dots; ; SOLD
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