Gadara Nautical Medallions

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A medallion from Gadara dated to 160/161 C.E. depicting a sea-going vessel. The inscription reads ΓAΔAPΕΩN/T[HCKA]TAIΓY/NAYMA, which refers to the naval games Gadara sponsored, which were held on the Yarmuk river. Image courtesy of the <a href="https://cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=140369" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Classical Numismatic Group</a>.A medallion from Gadara dated to 198/199 C.E. depicting a sea-going vessel. The inscription reads ΠΟΜΠ/HIΕΩN ΓΑ/∆ΑΡΕΩN in reference to the city᾽s founder the great Roman naval commander Pompey. Image courtesy of the <a href="https://cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=240207" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Classical Numismatic Group</a>.

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