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GREEK, Thraco-Macedonian Tribes, Moriaseis, Zeus / Six-rayed star, 185-168 B.C*
Bronze ∆ 19
5.89 gm, 19 mm
Obv.: Laureate head of Zeus right
Rev.: Six-rayed star; M-OP-IA-ΣE-Ω-N between rays
Katalog MŁnzauktion Essen 64 (1992) no. 47;
P.R. Franke, MOPIAΣEΩN - Die erste MŁnze eines bislang unbekannten thrakisch-makedonischen Stammes, in: V. Spinoi - L. Munteanu, Miscellanea numismatica antiquitatis in honorem septagenarii magistri Virgilii Mihailescu, Bucarest 2008, p. 67-68.

* One of two coins (same dies) known from this obscure tribe - see P.R. Franke's paper for additional details.
** The other known coin recently went to auction: Heidelberger MŁnzhandlung Auction 64 Lot 150
*** A third coin has surfaced: CNG eAuction 346 Lot 27
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rover1.3  [May 28, 2011 at 09:56 PM]
Nice Zeus!
Lloyd T  [May 29, 2011 at 08:47 PM]
Extremely rare and thus by definition a worthy contender for BoT. A Zeus portrayed in fine style. Certainly the best (only) example of this emission that I have seen.
bcd  [Jul 24, 2012 at 07:15 AM]
A great rarity. Congratulations to the owner.
Jaimelai  [Sep 20, 2012 at 02:17 AM]
WOW! I am greatly honored! Thank you!