Sulla80 Posted June 18, 2022 · Supporter Share Posted June 18, 2022 (edited) "Æolis comes next, formerly known as Mysia, and Troas which is adjacent to the Hellespont. Here, after passing Phocæa, we come to the Ascanian Port, then the spot where Larissa stood, and then Cyme, Myrina, also called Sebastopolis, and in the interior, Ægæ, Attalia, Posidea, Neontichos, and Temnos. Upon the shore we come to the river Titanus, and the city which from it derives its name. " -Pliny the Elder, The Natural History, Book 5, 32.1 One way to have an ancient coin collection and not spend too much money: start a collection of "coins of Tisna". The coins may not be individually cheap but you will have a hard time finding any... This type in Asia Minor Coins : Coin ID #7772. My Notes on this coin can be found here: Tisna River God. Anyone with coins from Kyme/Cyme will recognize the one-handed cup (oinochoe - wine pourer). Aeolis, Tisna, 4th century BC, Æ 17.6mm, (3.96g, 5h) Obv: Head of river god Tisnaios left Rev: TIΣ/NAION, one-handled cup The archeological site was first discovered in 1860 by a French sailor M. Guichon. (See: E. Erdan, 2019). In a 2006 thesis from Istanbul University, The river-gods in Asia Minor in the light of the coins, Zeynep Sencan Altinoluk identified 77 river gods on coins from Asia Minor. Post coins of river gods, coins of Aeolis, coins with oinochoae, or anything else you find interesting or entertaining. Edited June 18, 2022 by Sulla80 22 1 1 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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