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Ancient coins => Ancient Greece => Topic started by: Quant.Geek on January 13, 2020, 09:48:28 PM

Title: Pamphylia, Aspendus: Anonymous (ca. 465-430 BCE) AR Stater (SNG France 3, 12)
Post by: Quant.Geek on January 13, 2020, 09:48:28 PM
Pamphylia, Aspendus: Anonymous (ca. 465-430 BCE) AR Stater (SNG France 3, 12)

Obv: Helmeted nude hoplite warrior advancing right, shield in left hand, spear forward in right; countermark on lower right
Rev: EΣ-TFFΔI, triskeles clockwise; lion crouching left below in background, ΠΦ below lion, all within incuse square
Dim: 19mm, 2h

A high-resolution image of this coin is available at FORVM Ancient Coins (http://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/displayimage.php?pos=-159344)

(http://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/albums/userpics/36484/normal_SNG_France_3_12.jpeg)
Title: Re: Pamphylia, Aspendus: Anonymous (ca. 465-430 BCE) AR Stater (SNG France 3, 12)
Post by: THCoins on January 16, 2020, 05:38:21 PM
That's a real gem ! thanks for showing. I especially like the fusion of the lion and triskeles. Could that have asymbolic meaning ? Never saw somethig alike.