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   View Categories Home > Catalog > |Greek Coins| > |Geographic - All Periods| > |Thrace & Moesia| > |Maroneia| > GB80941
Maroneia, Thrace, c. 150 - 100 B.C.
|Maroneia|, |Maroneia,| |Thrace,| |c.| |150| |-| |100| |B.C.|, Maroneia was on the Aegean coast about midway between the mouths of the Hebrus and the Nestus rivers. The city was named after Maron, sometimes identified as a son of Dionysos, who in the Odyssey gives Odysseus the wine with which he intoxicates Polyphemos. Maroneia was famous for its wine, which was esteemed everywhere and was said to possess the odor of nectar.
GB80941. Bronze AE 27, BMC Thrace p. 130, 72; Schönert-Geiss 1434 ff.; SNG Cop 643 var. (monogram), nice VF, Maroneia (Maroneia-Sapes, Greece) mint, weight 10.478g, maximum diameter 26.5mm, die axis 0o, c. 150 - 100 B.C.; obverse head of young Dionysos right, wearing band across forehead, and ivy wreath; reverse ∆IONIΣOY ΣΩTHPOΣ MAPΩNITΩN, Dionysos standing left, nude but for chlamys on left arm, bunch of grapes in right hand, two stalks of narthex in left hand, P∆Y monogram inner left; SOLD











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