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Gambrion, Mysia, c. 350 - 200 B.C.
The name of Gambrion is seen first in the book of Anabasis of Xenophon which discusses the region in 399 B.C. At that time the ruler of the city was Gorgion and the earliest coins of the city bear his name. Gambrion was an important town during the rule of the Pergamon Kingdom in the third and second centuries B.C.
GB87742. Bronze AE 17, SNG BnF
908; SNG Cop
1086; BMC Mysia
p. 62, 2; AMNG IV
p. 143, 420; von Fritze
Mysiens, p. 143, 20; SGCV II
3871, VF, green patina
, rough corrosion, Gambrion (Poyracik, Izmir
, Turkey) mint, weight
3.354g, maximum diameter
17.1mm, c. 350 - 200 B.C.; obverse
right; reverse star
with 12 rays, alternating smaller and larger, around central pellet, Γ−A−M between rays; SOLD
Catalog current as of Wednesday, May 22, 2019.
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