Ancient Coinage of Thrace, Trieros


Babelon attributed the coin below to the town of Roiteion in Troas. Imhoof-Blumer, in his article "TPIH on ancient coins" showed that they were struck either in a town named Trieres or Trieros, or by a similarly named tribe.

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SNGCop 822cfThrace, Trieros. AR Hemiobol, 450-400 BC. 0.45g. Laureate head of Apollo left / TΡIH, Bay branch with numerous bay leaves in incuse square. SNG Leake 1792; SNG Cop. 822-823; Imhoof, Miszellen II, p. 20.TextImage

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