Corinth, , , 375 - 345 B.C.
Corinth is mentioned many times in the New Testament, largely in connection with Apostle Paul's mission there. Paul first visited the city in 51 or 52 and resided there for 18 months (Acts 18:1-18). Paul wrote at least two epistles to the Christian community, the First Epistle to the Corinthians (written from ) and the Second Epistle to the Corinthians (written from ).GS85150. Silver , I 238/1 (same die); 574; p. 13, 140; 68; 1834; -, aEF, nice , , areas of corrosion, 8.331 g, maximum 21.1 mm, 45o, Corinth mint, 375 - 345 B.C.; Pegasos flying right, koppa below; of (or Aphrodite) right wearing a Corinthian helmet over a leather cap, (incense burner) behind; ex Art of Money (Portland, OR); $500.00 (€445.00)
, The Great, 336 - 323 B.C.
Struck in the name of Philip III Arrhidaeus, Alexander the Great's half-brother, under the regent Perdikkas. Philip III and Alexander's infant son, Alexander IV, were made joint kings after Alexander's death. Philip was the bastard son of and a dancer, Philinna of . Alexander the Great's mother, , allegedly poisoned her stepson Philip III as a child, leaving him mentally disabled, eliminating him as a rival to Alexander. Neither Philip III nor Alexander IV was capable of actual rule and both were selected only to serve as pawns. The regents held power, while Philip III was actually imprisoned. In 317, Philip was murdered by to ensure the succession of her grandson.
GS72556. Silver , 681, 887, 105, 28, -, -, -, aVF, attractive , , bumps and marks, some very light corrosion, 16.790 g, maximum 29.6 mm, 90o, Corinth mint, Kassander, 310 - 275 B.C.; of Herakles right, clad in scalp headdress tied at neck; AΛEΞAN∆POY, Zeus Aëtophoros enthroned left, high-backed throne, nude to waist, around hips and legs, extended in right hand, long vertical behind in left hand, feet on footstool, right foot drawn back, lower left, NO under throne strut; $280.00 (€249.20)
Corinth, , , c. 515 - 475 B.C.
, 3696, 299, -, -, VF, 8.575 g, maximum 24.6 mm, 315o, Pegasos flying right, koppa below; helmeted of right in shallow square, koppa behind; ex Art, 300 East 57th St., NY; from the Dr. J. Hewitt Judd Collection (author of United States Pattern Coins Experimental & Trial Pieces); nice archaic ; ; SOLD
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