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Callatis (16 photos)
by Daniel Draghici Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C:  W: 83 N: 5928] (48030)

A Greek colony named Callatis was founded in the 6th century BC by the city of Heraclea Pontica. Its first silver coinage was minted approximately 350 BC. In 72 BC, Callatis was conquered by the Roman general Lucullus and was assigned to the Roman province of Moesia Inferior.

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