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Apameia, Phrygia, c. 133 - 48 B.C.
Artemis was a goddess of virginity, women's concerns, the hunt and the underworld. The enigmatic cult statue covered in apparent fertility symbols was a unique combination of the Greek virgin-huntress Artemis with an indigenous Anatolian goddess.
GB80860. Bronze AE 20, BMC Phrygia p. 80, 69; SNG Cop 183; SGCV II 5121, VF, Phrygia, Apameia (Dinar, Turkey) mint, weight 7.457g, maximum diameter 20.0mm, die axis 0o
, c. 133 - 48 B.C.; obverse laureate head of Zeus right; reverse AΠAME − HΠAKΛEI / EΓΛO, cultus-statue of Artemis Anaitis facing; attractive coin
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