Reverse of Coin of Pherai found in Room 2 of Building 10 at Kastro Kallithea (Thessalia) in 2010

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AO0242.1

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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

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Reverse of a bronze coin of Pherai found in Room 2 of Building 10 at Kastro Kallithea (Thessalia) in 2010, depicting the Thessalian goddess Enodia wearing a chiton and a wreath, mounted side-saddle on a horse, facing front, carrying a transverse torch across her chest. Above left of Enodia is a lion's head water spout. Below the horse is inscribed ΦΕΡΑΙΩΝ. The coin dates to the 280s-270s BC (no later coins of Pherai are known). (Information entered by Gino Canlas, sources: Triton XV and Nomos 4 auction catalogues)

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