Metropolis Thessaly 3rd c. BC Apollo / Man-Faced Bull Forepart Left

Ancient Coins - Metropolis Thessaly 3rd c. BC Apollo / Man-Faced Bull Forepart Left
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Metropolis, Thessaly, Greece3rd Century B.C.
 
GB85095. Bronze trichalkon, MSP I 497, BCD Thessaly I 1208.1, BCD Thessaly II 483.1-3, Rogers 411, HGC 4 257, Fair/Fine, rough, 7.229g, 19.6mm, 135o, Metropolis (Karditsa, Greece) mint, laureate head of Apollo right; reverse MHTPOΠOΛITΩN, forepart of Acheloios Pamisos as man-faced bull left, head facing, ribbons hanging from head, monogram below; from the Molinari Collection; scarce
 
The man-faced bull on the coinage of Metropolis is probably Acheloios Pamisos since Metropolis (modern Karditza) is located near the source of the Pamisos River. -- Potamikon: Sinews of Acheloios. A Comprehensive Catalog of the Bronze Coinage of the Man-Faced Bull, With Essays on Origin and Identity by Nicholas J. Molinari & Nicola Sisci
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