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Ancient Coinage of Mysia, Eleutheria


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Eleutheria or Eleutherion, Mysia.
Eleutherion is the Greek word for Freedom.
The town is known only from a short passage in the early 6th Century A.D. geography Ethnica by Stephanus of Byzantium... and this coin.
Eleutheria, Mysia, is not to be confused with the Byzantine port near Constantinople.

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Imhoof-Bloomer_1Mysia, Eleutheria. ca 4th Century BC. 10mm. Three-quarter facing head of Athena, in helmet with five crests & necklace / ELEU, lion walking right, head turned left. TextImage
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See also: Search for Eleutheria at CoinArchives.com
Entry for Eleutherion on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Eleutherion in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Search for Eleutherion at AsiaMinorCoins.com
Search for Eleutherion in the ANS Database
Search for Eleutheria at AncientImports.com
Search for Eleutheria at Incitatus Coins

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