AR Skione Tetradrachm 430 B.C.(16.43g)
“According to Conon, Protesilaos, returning from the Trojan War with his prisoner Aethilla, sister of Priam,landed on the coast between the spots where Mende and Scione afterwards stood; and while he and his men went inland for water, Aethilla and the other women burnt his ships, forcing him to remain on the spot where he founded Scione”(G.F. Hill Num. Chron. 1925 pp. 120-121.
O: Hd. of Protesilaos r. wearing crested helmet with floral design, PROTESILAOS in crest; Babelon Rev. Num. 1951, #1-11
R: Prow of ship l. in incuse square; letters SKIO in corners, retrograde
G: about VF/VF
S: Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. 6/25/93