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Aspendos, Pamphylia (Rare Die Variant)


[B]Aspendos, Pamphylia (Rare Wrestler/Eros die variant; 380-325 BC.) AR Stater[/B] [u]Obv[/u]: Two naked athletes, wrestling; the one on the left grasps with both hands his opponent's left arm; the one on the right holds his opponent's left shoulder; between them, VMA; all within dotted circle. [u]Rev[/u]: Slinger advancing right about to discharge his sling; before, winged Eros, naked standing facing; behind, triskeles and partially visible EΣTΦEΔIIVΣ legend; all within dotted square within incuse square; Boar countermark. [u]Attribution[/u]: Pozzi 2788; BMC 61; cf. SNG v. Aulock 4529; cf. Sear 5392 [u]Provenance[/u]: Harlan J. Berk (2.22.05; #2868) [u]Weight[/u]: 10.89 gm [u]Maximal Diameter[/u]: 23.42 mm [u]Axis[/u]: 12 GK147

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Asia Minor - Pamphylia

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