Thrace, Abdera Drachm 400-352 B.C

$ 20.00

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Abdera, a city on the coast of Thrace, at the mouth of the Mestum River.


Griffin, seated left / Laureate head of Apollo right, within square

The Griffin sometimes called the Hound of Zeus, because of its head and wings of an eagle, and the body of a lion.

In classical antiquity, griffins were known for guarding treasures and priceless possessions. In Greek and Roman texts, griffins and Arimaspians were associated with guarding gold deposits of Central Asia.

Diameter:  23.5 mm

Silver-plated, made in the USA
Packaged in a coin collecting flip with the description of coin printed on flip insert.


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