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Lot 183





Estimate: 3'000 EUR   |   Starting price: 1'800 EUR ---
GRIECHISCHE MÜNZEN
LESBOS
MYTILENE
Elektronhekte, 467 v. Chr. Weiblicher Löwenkopf mit geschlossenem Maul und angelegten Ohren "im Angriffsmodus" nach rechts, darunter ΛE. Rs: Inkuser Stierkopf nach rechts. Bodenstedt Em28 (Vorderseitenstempel a/anderer Rückseitenstempel). 2,53g. Hohes Relief, vorzüglich. The attack position of the lion could be connected to the unsecure times during the Delian League under the leadership of Athens (Kimon) between 476 - 461, whose purpose was to continue fighting the Persian Empire after the Greek victory in the Battle of Plataea at the end of the Second Persian invasion of Greece. As part of the fleet, in 467 - 466 Mytilene participated in the erasion of the Persian fleet at River Eurymedon near Aspendos/Pamphyla.

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