Kingdom of Galatia. King Amyntas, ca. 36 to 24 BC. AE 23.

Ancient Coins - Kingdom of Galatia.  King Amyntas, ca. 36 to 24 BC. AE 23.
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Galatia was a small kingdom in Asia Minor. It was founded by the Celtic tribes, Tectosages, Tolistobogii and Trocmi in the 3rd cent. BC. It was given it's independance as a kingdom by Pompey the Great in 64 BC, and then lost it's independance when it was absorbed into the Roman Empire as a Province about 24 BC.  Amyntas was the last King of Galatia.

Denomination : 23 mm bronze.

Date : ca. 36 to 24 BC.

Size : 22.1 x 22.9 mm.  Weight :  10.35 grams.

Reference : Sear Greek - 5694.  RPC 3502.

Grade : gVF but some scratches on the reverse, above the lion.  In spite of the scratches, this is a fairly attractive coin.

Obverse : Bust of Herakles right, with a club on his shoulder, with Greek letter monogram behind, possibly LOI below.

Reverse : Lion walking right, with BASILIWS above and AMUNTOU below.

Price SKU: vcoin3649
US$ 200.00
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Rates for: 09/18/18

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