5 uncommon silver cash returned to Greece from Munich and Zurich

Five rare silver coins returned to Greece from Munich and Zurich

5 uncommon silver cash courting to the fifth and 4th centuries BC have been returned to Greece earlier than being auctioned off in Munich and Zurich, the Tradition Ministry mentioned on Monday.

Five rare silver coins returned to Greece from Munich and Zurich
A stater of Elis from about 328 BC
[Credit: MOCAS]

Three of them have been repatriated on September 30 from Munich: a stater from Lindos (Rhodes) of the primary half of the fifth century BC; an octadrachm of Getas, the king of Edonians in Thrace, dated to round 480-460 BC; and a stater from Elis dated to round 328 BC.

Five rare silver coins returned to Greece from Munich and Zurich
A stater coin of Lindos from the primary half of the fifth century BC
[Credit: MOCAS]

The cash have been handed over to the Greek normal consulate in Munich by the Bavarian police, and at the moment are within the care of the Numismatics Museum of Athens, which helped establish them.

Five rare silver coins returned to Greece from Munich and Zurich
An octadrachm of the Edonians, minted round 480-460 BC
[Credit: MOCAS]

One other two silver cash have been returned from Zurich to Athens on September 27. They have been an Athenian tetradrachm (of the so-called new fashion), dated to 136 BC, and a tetradrachm of Ptolemy IV Philopator reduce in Sidon across the finish of the third century BC. Each cash are on the Archaeological Museum of Patras, the ministry mentioned.

Five rare silver coins returned to Greece from Munich and Zurich
An Athenian tetradrachm, dated to 136 BC
[Credit: MOCAS]

In accordance with the Tradition Ministry, the cash have been confiscated when a legal ring was dismantled by Patras police in October 2016. The criminals have been based mostly in Greece however had an intensive community overseas, the place they transferred looted antiquities.

Five rare silver coins returned to Greece from Munich and Zurich
A tetradrachm of Ptolemy IV Philopator from the Mint of Sidon, courting
from the top of the third century BC [Credit: MOCAS]

“A complete of 126 historical objects and a pair of,024 cash have been confiscated in Greece, whereas in March 2017 Germany returned 33 Mycenaean vessels, 600 historical cash and different antiquities of assorted durations, which have been illegally exported by the looters,” it added.

Supply: ANA-MPA [October 05, 2020]

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