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Ancient Coinage of Troas, Achilleion


Achilleion, on the NW coast of Troas, modern-day Besiktepe, was founded in the 6th century BC. The town is named after the hill grave, claimed to be that of Achilles.

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SNG Cop 64Achilleion, Troas. AE10, 400-300 BC. 0.89 gr. Crested helmet left / AX Monogram. SNG Cop. 64; Imhoof KM 1.TextImage

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