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Offline redwine

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Boar & deer trihemitartemorion
« on: September 11, 2017, 03:53:53 PM »

0.29g
6mm
The deer could be a rat?  :-\
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Re: Boar & deer trihemitartemorion
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2017, 01:24:27 PM »
Actually the deer / rat may well be a wolf  :-[
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Re: Boar & deer trihemitartemorion
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2017, 07:43:55 AM »
Wolf is a good guess, but I think you need to look beyond Argos ...

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Re: Boar & deer trihemitartemorion
« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2017, 09:23:17 AM »
Actually I saw this piece the other day :-[
Now where on Earth did I see it................... :-\
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Re: Boar & deer trihemitartemorion
« Reply #4 on: September 24, 2017, 09:35:53 AM »
It could be a hunting dog?  It is
See Dynasts Of Lycia. Uncertain.
www.wildwinds.com/coins/greece/lycia/dynasts/uncertain/SNGKayhan_987.jpg
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Re: Boar & deer trihemitartemorion
« Reply #5 on: September 24, 2017, 10:35:17 AM »
And here's a very similar dog but I haven't figured out what's on the reverse  :-\
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Re: Boar & deer trihemitartemorion
« Reply #6 on: September 24, 2017, 11:41:33 AM »
It looks like a headless bull.  The head being below it :-\
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Re: Boar & deer trihemitartemorion
« Reply #7 on: September 28, 2017, 07:32:34 PM »
Of course it's a bull looking left and back  ::)
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Re: Boar & deer trihemitartemorion
« Reply #8 on: September 28, 2017, 11:50:40 PM »
These are not the easiest coins to identify, but I think you got the iconography right now. In case the link doesn't work for you, try this one and scroll down to BMC 34.

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Re: Boar & deer trihemitartemorion
« Reply #9 on: September 29, 2017, 07:07:38 AM »
SNAP!  ;D
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