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Coin - Ae14, Leucas, Acarnania, circa 200 BC Numismatics Reg. No: NU 2118

Summary:
A copper coin issued by the city of Leucas, Acarnania, circa 200 BC
Mint: not recorded

Reference: BMC Thessaly etc. p.177 No. 62
Die axis: 06
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 14 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 1.833 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: mythical animals, pegasus winged horse
Themes this item is part of: Eugene von Guerard, Artist (1811-1901), Eugene von Guerard Collection, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Ancient Greek States - Acarnania
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: circa 200 BC
Obverse Description: Pegasus flying right
Reverse Description: Trident upright dividing the legend in Greek: LEYKA DION
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Leucas, Acarnania, Ancient Greek States, circa 200 BC
Previous Collection: Eugene von Guerard, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, pre 1880

Purchased from Lincoln of London for 9d. See catalogue Vol.1, p.17.
References: BMC Thessaly p.177 No. 62
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Professor Percy Gardner - University of Cambridge, Catalogue of the Greek Coins in the British Museum, Thessaly to Aetolia, 1963, 177 Pages

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