BLACK SEA.Apollonia Pontika.Mid to Late 4th cent BC.AR.Drachma.~~~Gorgoneion facing.

Ancient Coins - BLACK SEA.Apollonia Pontika.Mid to Late 4th cent BC.AR.Drachma.~~~Gorgoneion facing.
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BLACK SEA.Apollonia Pontika.Mid to Late 4th cent BC.AR.Drachma.( 2.86g, 13.9mm, 5h).
 
Facing Gorgoneion with hair of snakes sticking out tongue, snakes below face.
Reverse.Upwards standing Anchor, letter A to right and crayfish to left.
Ref:SNG Stancomb.-
Good very fine.
 
The role of the Gorgoneion ( like a good luck charm ) was to protect the city from evil spirits.
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