Summary

A silver trihemiobol coin issued by the city of Eion in Macedonia in circa 480 BC

Reference: BMC Macedon p.75 no.21

Obverse Description

Goose standing to right but looking back, above, a lizard to left.

Reverse Description

Incuse square

Edge Description

Plain

Significance

Eion was a Eretrian colony in Thracian Macedonia at the mouth of the river Strymon where it flows into the Aegean Sea.

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