'Exemption from taxation'
Lot 2051
CILICIA. Coropissus. Valerian I, 253-260. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 31 mm, 17.49 g, 1 h). ΑΥΤ [... ΚΑΙC] ΠΟΥΒ ΛΙ ΟΥΑ[Λ...] Laureate and cuirassed bust of Valerian I to right. Rev. ΚΟΡΟΠΙCCЄⲰΝ ΤΗC ΚΗΤⲰΝ ΜΗΤΟΠ around large wreath containing Α/ΝЄΙC/ΦΟΡΙ/Α. SNG PFPS 809. Spoerri & Butcher: ΑΝΕΙΣΦΟΡΙΑ sur des monnaies de Coropissos en Cilicie, in: SM 190 (1998), 1 (av1/rv1). Extremely rare. Some roughness and areas of weakness, otherwise, good fine.

From a European collection, acquired before 2021.

'ΑΝΕΙΣΦΟΡΙΑ' translates as 'exemption from taxation'. The coin thus clearly celebrates that Coropissus was exempt from paying taxes to the Roman state
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Closing time: 17-Jul-22, 18:10:30 CEST
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