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In Which Towns Were Countermarked the Coins of Lysimachus with „Owl Upon a Line, Turned to the Left” and „Owl, Turned to the Right”?

  • Numismatică Antică şi Bizantină (Ancient and Byzantine Numismatics)  Articolele semnate de autor
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Excerpt The aim of this paper is to analyze the coins countermarked with two different representations of an owl, which according to the early literature were assigned to the city of Bysanthe. The first representation consists of one owl upon a line, turned to the left, while the second one consists of an owl turned to the right. The author discuss all the hypotheses found in the numismatic literature about the origin of these two countermarks and brings his own opinion regarding the countermarking city.
Paginaţia 149-154
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  • Cercetări Numismatice; XIV; anul 2008