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Home > Catalog > Greek Coins > Geographic - All Periods > Greece > Corinth > BB49409
Corinth, Corinthia, Greece, c. 303 - 287 B.C.
Horace is quoted as saying: "non licet omnibus adire Corinthum," which translates, "Not everyone is able to go to Corinth" (referring to the expensive living standards that prevailed in the city). Corinth was renowned for the temple prostitutes of Aphrodite, the goddess of love, who served the wealthy merchants and the powerful officials living in or traveling in and out of the city. The most famous of them, Lais, was said to have extraordinary abilities and charged tremendous fees for her favors.
BB49409. Bronze AE 13, BCD Korinth 271; Price Bronze Class A, group VII, 76; BMC Corinth -, F, earthen deposits, Corinth mint, weight 1.750g, maximum diameter 12.7mm, die axis 270o, c. 303 - 287 B.C.; obverse Pegasos flying left, koppa below; reverse ornate trident-head, cornucopia upside down on right; ex BCD Collection with his hand-written round tag; SOLD

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