BRUTUS; TOMIS, UNDER BRUTUS, 44-42 BC. (AV Stater 8.38g 19.5mm) [NGC MS 4/5-4/5] Restoring types of Lysimachus. MINT STATE, LUSTROUS

Ancient Coins - BRUTUS; TOMIS, UNDER BRUTUS, 44-42 BC. (AV Stater 8.38g  19.5mm) [NGC MS 4/5-4/5] "Restoring types of Lysimachus." MINT STATE, LUSTROUS
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BRUTUS, 44-42 BC. (AV Stater 8.38g  19.5mm) Tomis Mint    MINT STATEOBV: Head of deified Alexander the Great right, with horn of Ammon. 
RV: Athena seated left holding Victory and resting left arm on shield, on left ΛYΣIMAXOY and on right BAΣIΛEΩΣ, with uncertain letters below her right arm. Mintmark TO on throne with trident in exergue.
Sear-1708 var.  Brutus governed this northern territory on the Black Sea at the time this coin was minted in the ancient city of Tomis.
 Constanta historically known as Tomis is the oldest still populated city in Romania. It was founded around 600 BC. The city is located in the Dobruja region of Romania, on the Black Sea coast. It is the capital of Constanta County and the largest city in the region. Tomis was later renamed to Constantiana in honour of Constantia, the half-sister of the Roman Emperor Constantine the Great, 274-337 AD. The earliest known usage of this name was Constantia in 950. The city lay at the seaward end of the Great Wall of Trajan, and has evidently been surrounded by fortifications of its own. In 29 BC. the Romans captured the region from the Odryses, and annexed it as far as the Danube, under the name of Limes Scythicus.  In 8 AD., the Roman poet Ovid, 43 BC-17 AD. was banished here by Augustus, where he found his death eight years later. He laments his exile in Tomis in his poems: Tristia and Epistulae ex Ponto. Tomis was by his own account "a town located in a war-stricken cultural wasteland on the remotest margins of the empire".
Ancient Coins - BRUTUS; TOMIS, UNDER BRUTUS, 44-42 BC. (AV Stater 8.38g  19.5mm) [NGC MS 4/5-4/5]
Ancient Coins - BRUTUS; TOMIS, UNDER BRUTUS, 44-42 BC. (AV Stater 8.38g  19.5mm) [NGC MS 4/5-4/5]
Ancient Coins - BRUTUS; TOMIS, UNDER BRUTUS, 44-42 BC. (AV Stater 8.38g  19.5mm) [NGC MS 4/5-4/5]
Ancient Coins - BRUTUS; TOMIS, UNDER BRUTUS, 44-42 BC. (AV Stater 8.38g  19.5mm) [NGC MS 4/5-4/5]
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