CRETE. Polyrhenium. Ca. 330–270 BC. AR hemidrachm VERY RARE

Ancient Coins - CRETE. Polyrhenium. Ca. 330–270 BC. AR hemidrachm  VERY RARE
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CRETE. Polyrhenium. Ca. 330–270 BC. AR hemidrachm (2.14 gm). Head of Dictynna left, wearing bead necklace and pendant earring, hair confined in sakkos / Filleted bull head facing. Svoronos 16, pl. xxvi, 5. Le Rider pl. xxix, 8. Overstruck on a tetrobol of Argos. Very rare.  Toned. Very fine
 
According to Strabo, the Dictynnaeum or temple of Dictynna atop Mt. Tityrus was regarded as the holy site of Cydonia, but was actually located in the territory of Polyrhenium.
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