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A bronze coin of Sinope in Paphlagonia showing Nike and the aegis Coin Type: Bronze AE21 of Sinope in Paphlagonia, time Of Mithradates VI, 120-63 BCE
Mint and Date: Sinope, 120-63 BCE
Size and Weight: 21mm x 20mm, 6.4g
Obverse: Gorgon's head in the centre of an aegis covered with scales and fixed to a frame.
Reverse: Nike striding right, holding long palm branch over shoulder.
ΣINΩ - ΠHΣ and AMTE monogram
Ref: GCV 3709
BW Ref: 001 025 022
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