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Home > Catalog > |Greek Coins| > |Geographic - All Periods| > |Anatolia| > |Troas| > GB82591
Neandreia, Troas, c. 350 - 310 B.C.
Neandreia, Troas was located near the summit of Mount Chigri about 9 km east of Alexandria Troas. In 310 B.C., Antigonus I Monophthalmus founded Antigonia Troas (renamed Alexandria Troas by Lysimachos in 301 B.C.) and moved the citizens of nearby cities, including Neandreia to his new city. In the 1st century A.D., Pliny the Elder listed Neandreia among the settlements in the Troad which no longer existed.
GB82591. Bronze AE 12, BMC Troas p. 73, 4; SNG Cop 449; SNGvA 1557; SNG MŁnchen 295; SNG TŁb 265; SGCV II 4120, VF, attractive patina, Neandreia (on Mount Chigri, Turkey) mint, weight 1.187g, maximum diameter 11.5mm, die axis 180o, c. 350 - 310 B.C.; obverse laureate head of Apollo right; reverse NEAN, grain kernel center and bunch of grapes on stem to right; SOLD











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