Panticapaeum Dioscuri* Issues
150-120 BC. Æ 10-12mm
Obv: Head of Apollo left. Rev: ΠANTI, Cornucopia between two caps of Dioscuri.
Ref: MacDonald Anokhin 146.
We only have 13 of these very scarce issues and all are in excellent, pre-cleaned condition. If you're a Panti collector, these are "must-have" types for your collection!
*The Twins of ancient myth, Castor and Pollux were great heroes of Sparta and brothers of Helen of Troy. They are the patrons of sailors and other travellers and are associated with hospitality as well as warfare and the legions.
Symbol: The Dioscurii are associated with an egg-shaped cap crowned with a star, horses and St Elmo's Fire.
Main Temples: Sparta
Domains: Travel, War
Worshippers: Sailors, soldiers, travellers