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Thessaly. Thessalian League circa 150-50 BC.

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Beautiful antique coin from ancient greece.

Thessaly. Thessalian League circa 150-50 BC.
Bronze Æ

Diameter: 21 mm

Weight: 8,37 g

Nearly Very Fine

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Thessaly, situated in central Greece, is steeped in ancient history and mythology. Home to the legendary hero Achilles and the centaurs, it’s a region of rich cultural heritage. Dominated by the imposing presence of Mount Olympus, the mythical abode of the gods, Thessaly boasts breathtaking landscapes. Its fertile plains have nurtured agricultural practices since antiquity, making it an economic powerhouse in ancient Greece. The city of Larissa served as its capital, while Pherae and Pharsalus were prominent city-states. Thessaly’s strategic location made it a battleground for various powers throughout history, leaving behind a tapestry of ruins and stories echoing its glorious past.