SICILY, Messana, the Mamertinoi
AE Pentonkion. 11.5g, 27.8mm
MINTED: SICILY, Messana, the Mamertinoi, circa 211-208 BC
REF: CNS 25: SNG Cop 446; HGC 2, 849
OBVERSE: Laureate head of Ares left.

REVERSE: MAMEPTINΩN, warrior standing left, holding spear and leading horse left; Π (mark of value) to left.


Almost Very Fine/Fine. Large, hefty bronze of the Mamertine mercenaries who occupied Messana. 


Historical Notes:


SICILY, Messana, the Mamertinoi . 211-208 BC . AE28 . Mercenary coinage

SKU: 2132
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