|Geographical Origin:||Greece (ancient)|
Apollonia Pontica (Thrace) Ar drachm 450-400 BC
Obverse : Facing head of Medusa (gorgoneion) with protruding tongue, surrounded by a curled snakes.
Reverse : Anchor with a crayfish in right field and privy letter (A) in left field.
Material : Silver
Weight : 2,55 gram
Rarity : R1
Reference : SNG BM Black Sea 157
Apollonia was a colony of Corcyra, itself a colony of Corinth. The city first undergoes the Corinthian influence. It then fell under Roman protectorate from 229 BC From 100 BC, it supplanted Dyrrachium and replaced. The city was famous for the quality of its higher education. Octave, student, was at Apollonia when Julius Caesar was assassinated in 44 BC
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