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A silver coin of Apollonia Pontica with a fierce gorgon's head and an anchor, holed in antiquity Coin Type: Holed silver drachm of Apollonia Pontika, 450-400 BCE
Size and Weight: 13mm x 15mm, 2.9g
Obverse: Inverted anchor. On the left, A. On the right, a crayfish.
Reverse: Head of gorgon, tongue out, surrounded by snakes.
Ref: SNG BM1 157
Provenance: Agoracoins (eBay), April 2005
BW Ref: 003 026 035
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