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Home > Catalog > |Greek Coins| > |Geographic - All Periods| > |Anatolia| > |Troas| > GB80626
Birytis, Troas, c. 300 B.C.
Birytis' precise location in western Asia Minor remains unknown but it probably stood either south of Troy or near Hellespont. Numismatics provides our only evidence this city existed.

The god Kabeiros is similar in appearance to Dionysos and the rites of his cult were likely similar to those of the Dionysian mysteries. The attributes of Kabeiros are a rhyton and hammer.

GB80626. Bronze AE 10, SGCV II 4059, SNG Cop 251 ff., VF, Birytis mint, weight 0.824g, maximum diameter 10.1mm, die axis 180o, c. 300 B.C.; obverse bearded head of Kabeiros right wearing pileus; reverse B-I/PY (clockwise, P reversed), triskelis formed by three crescents, linear border; SOLD











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