A silver trihemiobol coin issued by the city of Eion in Macedonia in circa 480 BCE.
Reference: BMC Macedon p.75 no.21.
Goose standing to right but looking back, above, a lizard to left.
Eion was a Eretrian colony in Thracian Macedonia at the mouth of the river Strymon where it flows into the Aegean Sea.
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Mr Lincoln, Eugene von Guerard, 15 Mar 1976
circa 480 BC
Type of item
12 mm (Outside Diameter), 0.882 g (Weight)
BMC Macedon p.75 no.21 Sear 1295
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