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Marion, Cyprus, Stasiakos II, c. 330 - 312 B.C.
Stasiakos II, king of Marion, was deposed in 312 B.C. by Ptolemy I and the city of Marion was destroyed. This extremely rare type was apparently unpublished until 1998. Coin Archives lists only one sale of this type in the past two decades.
GB87141. Bronze AE 20, Destrooper
16; Bank of Cyprus
63 ff., cf. Tziambazis
57 (AE16, lion head
facing), SNG Cop
-, BMC Cyprus
-, VF, rough, Marion mint, weight
7.634g, maximum diameter
20.0mm, c. 330 - 312 B.C.; obverse
ornamented with laurel wreath
MAPIEYΣ (below), lion head
left; extremely rare
Catalog current as of Tuesday, May 21, 2019.
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