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Home > Catalog > |Greek Coins| > |Geographic - All Periods| > |Anatolia| > |Mysia| > |Other Mysia| > GB87742
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 146; SNGvA 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 laureate head of Apollo right; reverse star with 12 rays, alternating smaller and larger, around central pellet, Γ−A−M between rays; SOLD

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