FORVM gVF Mesembria Thrace 3rd-2nd Century BC AE18 Athena Alkidemos

Ancient Coins - FORVM gVF Mesembria Thrace 3rd-2nd Century BC AE18 Athena Alkidemos
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Mesembria, Thrace, 3rd - 2nd Century B.C.
 
GB85183. Bronze AE 18, SNG BM 280 ff., SNG Cop 661, SGCV I 1676, VF, attractive brown copper surfaces, well centered on a tight flan, 5.276g, 18.3mm, 0o, Mesambria (Nesebar, Bulgaria) mint, diademed female head right; reverse ΜΕΤΑΜ/ΒΡΙΑΝΩΝ (T = archaic Greek letter sampi = ΣΣ), Athena Alkidemos advancing left, shield on right arm, brandishing spear in left hand
 
Mesembria (Mesambria) was a Doric settlement on an island at the Black Sea coast. Today a man-made isthmus connects it to the mainland. The modern name is Nesebar, an important seaside resort. Several ancient churches and ruins are preserved on the peninsula.
Price SKU: GB85183
US$ 139.00
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