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I Need Help With Coins Please (Id: Apameia In Phrygia 133bc)

 
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 Posted 06/17/2021  1:48 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add nelson9225 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
coin is brass weight 6.4 grams 20 mm diameter


i see a helmeted person resembling Alexander the great on one side
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06/18/2021 12:26 pm
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 Posted 06/17/2021  2:12 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add westernsky to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Looks old, worn out and middle eastern or Asian to me.
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 Posted 06/18/2021  4:50 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add nelson9225 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
here are a little better pictures hopefully it gets some results

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 Posted 06/18/2021  7:46 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
@nelson, those follow-up pics are way out of focus, but the lighting on that first one is quite good. Can you please re-take that pic with improved focus? Thx.
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 Posted 06/18/2021  8:41 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add nelson9225 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
here are 3 more pics. you can make out the helmet and nose
hope this helps closest I can find is a Drachma from around the period of Alex. the great


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 Posted 06/19/2021  12:22 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add nelson9225 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
found it
APAMEIA in PHRYGIA 133BC Athena obverse Eagle reverse
weight 6.5 grams
still don't know why it's yellow for a coin that should be silver to bronze in color
it's a tetradrachm
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06/19/2021 4:32 pm
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 Posted 06/19/2021  8:51 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Ok good to know and glad you figured it out. I'll get this thread moved over to the ancients subforum.
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