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Ancient Coinage of Thrace, Myrina



Myrina (also known locally as Kastro after a local castle) is the capital of the island of Lemnos, the eighth largest Greek island. It was named after the wife of King Thoantas.
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BMC 1Myrina, Lemnos, Thracian islands. AE17, 2.65 gr. ca 386-276 BC. Helmeted head of Athena facing slightly left / M-Y P-I in two lines across fields, owl standing right, head facing. BMC 1; SNG Copenhagen 987.TextImage
BMC 2Myrina, Lambros, Islands of Thrace, AE 15, 2.87 g. ca 386-276 BC. Helmeted head of Athena right / MURI, Owl standing facing, laurel branch to right. BMC 2; Moushmov 5601.TextImage
BMC 2 varMyrina, Lemnos, Thracian islands. AE20, 4.78 gr. ca 386-276 BC. Helmeted head of Athena right / MURI, Owl facing, olive branch to left. BMC 2 var (position of olive branch); Moushmov 5601 var (ditto); Mionnet Supp II, 7. MFA 65.839.TextImage
See also See the Myrina list on the Islands page of Moushmov Online

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