Extremely Rare Ancient Chimera CoinThis is an electrum stater from the ancient city of Kyzikos, Mysia, circa BC. It has a chimera above a tunny fish which was the civic badge of Kyzikos. The reverse is a quadripartite incuse square.
Diademed head of Silenos right. SEILENOS (Silenus) was the old rustic god of wine-making and drunkenness. Seilenos was closely identified with a number of other minor rustic divinities. These include:--Hekateros (Hecaterus), grandfather of the Satyroi (Satyrs) and Oreiades (Oreads);Nysos andLamos, alternate foster-fathers of Dionysos;Aristaios (Aristaeus), god of shepherds, and another foster-father of Dionysos;Oreios (Oreus), father of the Hamadryades;Pyrrhikhos (Pyrrhichus), a Kourete…
Obverse: Head of ram to right. Reverse: Lion’s head with open mouth to left.
LION & RAM Lesbos Mytilene Very rare Greek Gold Coin EL worth over $2.000 2.53g