thenickelguy Posted July 27, 2022 · Member Share Posted July 27, 2022 PHOKIS, Federal Coinage. Late 4th-early 3rd centuries BC. AE about 14.5 mm. Obverse Head of Athena facing slightly to left, wearing (crude) triple-crested Attic helmet. Reverse Φ (Greek letter F) within olive wreath I'm thinking that PHOKIS is also known as Phocis, and in modern Greek - Fokída. Phocis, was an ancient region in the central part of Ancient Greece, which included Delphi. A modern administrative unit, also called Phocis, is named after the ancient region, although the modern region (Fokída) is substantially larger than the ancient one. Phocis was the country of the Phocians, who spoke their own version of Doric Greek, one of the three main dialects of ancient Greek. They were one of several small mountain states of Central Greece. 11 1 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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