Bronze coin depicting Pan from ancient Greece

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Bronze coin depicting Pan from ancient Greece

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Pan depicted on city coinage from Panticapaeum, dated to 310 – 304/3 BC. Bronze coin from the city of Panticapaeum (present day Kerch Ukraine), on the Cimmerian Bosporus, measuring approximately 21 mm in diameter and weighting approximately 6.5 grams. Obverse side has depiction of Pan, with horns, reverse depicts forepart of a griffin (chimera of lion and eagle) overtop of fish. Bronze coins of this era were designed and minted within each city and used for small scale commerce, most extant examples are heavily worn. REF: MacDonal 69. Anokhin 1023. SNG BM (Black Sea) 869-11

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