A very rare pseudo-autonomous medallion from Thyateira
Lot 555
LYDIA. Thyateira. Pseudo-autonomous issue. Medallion (Orichalcum, 43 mm, 29.16 g, 7 h), Homonoia with Smyrna, T. Fab. Alfenus Apollinarios, strategos, time of Gordian III, 238-244. ΙЄΡΑ ϹΥΝΚΛΗΤΟϹ Draped bust of the Roman Senate to right. Rev. ϹΤΡ Τ ΦΑΒ ΑΛΦΗ ΑΠΟΛΙΝΑΡΙΟΥ // ΘΥΑΤЄΙΡΗΝΩ / K CMYPN The Tyche of Thyateira, on the left, standing right, holding figure of Apollo Tyrimnacos and scepter, clasping hands with the Amazon Smyrna, on the right, standing left, holding double-axe and the two Nemeses. Franke-Nollé 2349. RPC VII 196. Very rare, just three examples noted in RPC. An impressive and attractive large pseudo-autonomous issue. Somewhat smoothed, otherwise, good very fine.
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Closing time: 09-Dec-18, 16:37:30 CEST
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