Silver Stater of Thebes

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Silver stater of Thebes. Copy in solid brass silver-plated in silver solution 999°.

Diameter of the coin: 2,5cm

Dimensions of the acrylic case: 5 cm x 6 cm x 5 cm

Every coin is offered in an acrylic case for protection and better presentation and gift packaging.

Take a look at the rest of the coins collection and the set of five silver-plated coins.

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In ancient Thessaly the main occupations were agriculture and livestock farming. In the 4th century BC there is a development of trade in Feres, when the tyrants also controlled the ports of Pagasitikos. Famous was the Thessalian wine produced on the slopes of Ossa and Pelion as well as on the islands of Northern Sporades. So a bunch of grapes, on the back of the coins, are also characteristic of the Thessalian coinage. Various currencies, mainly magnesian cities, have this feature. Having an ally of the vast plains and the mild climate, the Thessalians were engaged in the breeding of horses, cattle and sheep. The Thessalian horses were renowned all over Greece, even Alexander the Great in Thessaly found his famous Boukefala. Numerous Thessalian coins have horse and rider performances, as well as pictures with bullfighting events.

Most of the Thessalian cities cut their coins during the Antiquity, most of which were silver (drachma, diadrachmo, etc.) or bronze (opols, etc.)


Source: larissanet

Thebes, Boeotia
6th century B.C.
with acrylic case
Dimensions (WxHxD):
5 cm x 6 cm x 5 cm
Gross Weight:
150 gr
Gift packaging - Description Greek & English
Silver-plated Brass
Ancient hellenic (greek) coin
100 gr

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