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Ancient Coinage of Ionia, Airai


The tiny Greek city Airai is only known from this coin. Airai existed only for a very short time before being conquered by their neighbours from Teos in ca 370 BC and disappearing.

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Imhoof 1Airai, Ionia. 380-370 BC. AE 14mm; 1.5g. Laureate head of Apollo left / AIRAIWN, Owl with closed wings standing right, head facing. Imhoof-Blumer P. 512, 1. TextImage
Imhoof 1 (ex. 2)Airai, Ionia. 380-370 BC. AE 14mm; 1.5g. Laureate head of Apollo left / AIRAIWN, Owl with closed wings standing right, head facing. Imhoof-Blumer P. 512, 1. TextImage

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