Tuesday 28 February 2017

More seleucids

 Working on more quinquerremes, with these there are only four left to do and finnish both fleets.
 The coin is a dracma from the tessalian city of Larissa, with a chronology from 395 to 244 b.C.
In one face there's the head of a nymph while in the other a horse grazing with the abbreviation of the city's name over it: Laris. This coin is the oldest of the three. While early hellenistic it doesn't fit in our current 191-190 campaign. However this coin could have been still in circulation, since in ancient times what counted what the quantity of precious metal the coin had, and so it retained its value (unless depreciated with the reduction of the said metal).