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Offline cicerokid

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Is it Athens? AE help to identify
« on: August 16, 2021, 07:24:02 am »
I bought this because I lacked an AE of "Athens New Style" of the post Sullan era.

It is hard to photograph but I'm not sure it is Athens

At around 9-10-11 O'clock on the reverse is an inscription that I and a magnifying loop haven't the imagination to identify.

I have looked in Kroll "Agora" 1997 but that inscription gets me.

The obverse is ?

7.36gm   17mm

Thanks

John
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Re: Is it Athens? AE help to identify
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2021, 07:37:54 am »

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Re: Is it Athens? AE help to identify
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2021, 07:45:52 am »
In the Berlin collection there are some specimens where the ΠPIH is positioned at the same spot beside the owl's head as on the coin here:
https://ikmk.smb.museum/object?lang=de&id=18220131&view=rs
https://ikmk.smb.museum/object?lang=de&id=18220129&view=rs
https://ikmk.smb.museum/object?lang=de&id=18220144&view=rs
they even have some more.

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Re: Is it Athens? AE help to identify
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2021, 08:29:08 am »
Yep I'm going for Priene.

So I still need an Athenian one!

Thanks guys

John
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