AR Trihemiobol. 0.68g, 10.4mm
MINTED: MACEDONIA, Eion, circa 460-400 BC
REF: SNG Cop 174
OBVERSE: Goose standing right, head reverted; lizard above, retrograde N below.
REVERSE: Quadripartite incuse square.
Good Fine. Obverse fields toned a deep, attractive blue. Typical granular surfaces.
Eion was a Macedonian seaport town that occupied a strategic location at the mouth of the river Strymon. It issued a small but charming series of fractional silver coinage in the 5th century BC featuring the geese that were presumably plentiful along the shores and marshlands near the town.
MACEDON, Eion . Circa 460-400 BC . AR Trihemiobol . Goose & Lizard
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