||Callatis coin - Athena||
14 mm diameter, AE, 2nd century BC |
Athena with Corinthian helmet, to the right
|wheat ear (symbol of Callatis) |
and legend: KAΛΛA, above the legend possibly the club of Heracles and monogram
The images of this old coin are present on Romanian coins thanks to Mr Janos Csorik.
The coin is described at number 217 in the Moushmov catalog. Another similar coin is described in AMNG I, at number 234 (possibly also number 235 or 239; AMNG = Die antiken Münzen Nord-Griechenlands, B. Pick, 1898).
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