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cn coin 10879

Connected to Type
CN Type 19401 🔍
Mint
Samothrake 🔍
Region: Thrace
Typology
Date
c. 500-450BC
Archaic Period  🔍
Obverse
Design
Forepart of a sphinx right, one paw raised.
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Reverse
Design
Quadripartite incuse square with uneven surfaces.
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Metrology
Denomination
Obol 🔍
Material
silver  🔍
Weight
0.43 g
Owner
Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Monnaies, médailles et antiques, Paris, fr  
Provenience: Chandon de Briailles 569
Public Commentary
In Paris as hemiobol.
Citation
Gérin, Sphings perdues et retrouvées: cinq monnaies de Samothrace dans la Collection Chandon de Briailles, Αθήνα 2009 p. 149, nr. A5c, pl. 1 
Literature
Schwabacher, Ein Fund archaischer Münzen von Samothrake, 1938 p. 111, nr. 5  
Hoover and Ashton, Handbook of Coins of the Islands: Adriatic, Ionian, Thracian, Aegean and Carpathian Seas (Excluding Crete and Cyprus): Sixth to First Centuries BC, Lancaster 2010 p. 72, nr. 307 (Obol.)   
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cn coin 10879, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/CN_10879 [Last downloaded: 2024/05/26]
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