The Ancient Coinage of Sermyle
Including additional items for this online edition, with numbers in italics.
|(about 500 B.C.) now Ormilia sity, east of Olint.|
|Autonomous silver coins.|
|6472||ΣEPMYΛIKON. Horseman bearded, naked, galloping right, hurling spear with right hand, and with left hand holding the bridles of the horse; beneath the horse – hound running right. Rev. : Incuse square divided into 4 parts. 27 mm. Plate L, 10.|
Sermylia. c490-480 BC. AR Tetrobol. Mounted nude male right / Quadripartite incuse square with globes in the quarters.
|6573||Another, similar; in the margin – globe behind the horse. 28 mm.|
|6574||Horseman bearded, dressed with short belted tunic, galloping right, hurling hunting spear, and with left hand holding the bridles of the horse. Beneath the horse legend in straight line: ΣEPMYΛIΛON. In the margin left – globe. Rev. : The same. 27 mm. Plate L, 11.|
|Macedona, Sermylia AR Tetradrachm. Circa 500-480 BC. S(retrograde)EPMVLIAO-N, warrior on horseback right, brandishing spear in right hand, pellet behind / Shallow quadripartite incuse square. AMNG III 2 = Traité pl. LIII, 2|
|6575||Another similar, without globe in the margin. 28 mm.|
|Macedona, Sermylia AR Tetradrachm. Circa 500-480 BC. SERM-VLI, warrior on horseback right, brandishing spear in right hand / shallow quadripartite incuse square. AMNG III 3.|
|Note: Of the type above, examples with AEPMHNA in a straight line beneath the horse, or AEPMHNAO around, are modern fakes of the coins from Sermile. Babelon, traité, II, I. p. 1166.|
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