A copper coin issued by the city of Amphipolis in Macedonia in about 150 BC

Reference: BMC Macedon p.48 no.46
Die axis: 05

Obverse Description

Head of Poseidon facing right

Reverse Description

Horse trotting to right, above in Greek {AMPHIP O} in exergue, {ITON}, in field in front of head, A

Edge Description



Amphipolis was on a plateau overlooking the east bank of the river Strymon where it emerged from Lake Cercinitis, about 8 km. from the Aegean Sea.

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