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   View Categories Home > Catalog > |Greek Coins| > |Geographic - All Periods| > |Anatolia| > |Mysia| > |Cyzicus| > GA111572
Kyzikos, Mysia, c. 475 - 450 B.C.
|Cyzicus|, |Kyzikos,| |Mysia,| |c.| |475| |-| |450| |B.C.|, During the Peloponnesian War 431-404 B.C. Cyzicus was subject to the Athenians and Lacedaemonians alternately. In the naval Battle of Cyzicus in 410, an Athenian fleet routed and completely destroyed a Spartan fleet. At the peace of Antalcidas in 387 B.C., like the other Greek cities in Asia, it was made over to Persia. Alexander the Great later captured it from the Persians in 334 B.C.
GA111572. Silver obol, SNG Tb 2228; SNG Cop 50; Klein 266; SNGvA 1215; BMC Mysia p. 35, 121; SNG Kayhan -, VF, toned, well centered, tight squared flan, scratches, die wear, Kyzikos (Kapu Dagh, Turkey) mint, weight 0.758g, maximum diameter 10.5mm, die axis 270o, c. 475 - 450 B.C.; obverse forepart of boar running left, tunny fish upwards behind; reverse head of roaring lion left, backward K above left, all in incuse square; ex Numismatik Naumann auction 124 (8 Jan 2023), lot 956 part of; $110.00 SALE |PRICE| $99.00




  







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