#10605 AE20 - 2nd Cent BC Macedonian Empire under ROMAN CONTROL!! - For Sale
#10605 AE20 - 2nd Cent BC Macedonian Empire under ROMAN CONTROL!!
Historical Context: Following the great victory of the Roman General Flamininus over Philip V of Macedon, in 197 BC. The freedom of the Greeks was proclaimed at Corinth and a number of new autonomous coinages were initiated. Coins in the name of the Thassalian League were probably minted at Larissa. The Thessalian league was a loose confederacy of feudal like states run by a few great Thessalian families. The seat of the Thessalian diet was Larissa.
Rev: Athena Itonia, Brandishing Spear
Diameter: 20 mm diameter (about the little smaller than a US Nickel, but thicker)
Condition: Fine plus