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cn coin 20084

Connected to Type
CN Type 4390 🔍
Tribe/ethne  
Tribe: Orrescii
Date
513-460 BC
Classical Period  🔍
Obverse
Legend
Legend obverse ΟΡΡΕΣΚΙΩΝ
Design
Herdsman (Hermes?) standing right with petasus and double spear pointing forwards, leading two oxen right.
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Symbol
lotus flower (position: on the right)
Reverse
Design
Quadripartite incuse square, divided by two crossed lines.
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Metrology
Denomination
Tristater (Octadrachm) 🔍
Material
silver  🔍
Diameter
Max: 31 mm / Min: 29 mm
Weight
28.26 g
Owner
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, us  
Please note that the current ownership is not confirmed.
Reproduction Owner
BBAW, Berlin [de]
Plaster Cast No: Boston (Perkins) Orresk. 93
Public Commentary
Verschiedene Legendenschreibweisen möglich: Neben ΟΡΡΗΣΚΙΩΝ und ΟΡΗΣΚΙΩΝ gibt es auch ΟΡΡEΣΚΙOΝ sowie ΟΡΡEΣΚΙΩΝ.
Literature
Peykov, Catalogue of the Coins from Thrace. Part I: Tribal and Rulers' Coinages of Thracians, Paeonians, Celts and Scythians 5th c. B.C. - 1st c. A.D., Veliko Tărnovo 2011 p. 14, nr. A0550  
Delev, A History of the Tribes of South-western Thrace in the First Millenium B.C., Sofia 2014 p. 387  
Topalov, Urban bronze coins of small denomination from the Propontis area with images of a conical vessel with two handles, dynastic symbol of the coinage of the early Odrysian kings of the 5th-4th centuries B.C.; Genealogy of the Odrysian Dynasty from the end of the 6th to the 3rd quarter of 4th century B.C.; Catalogue of early Thracian tribal coins of 6th-5th century B.C., anepigraphic types of coins minted on the territory of the early Odrysian Kingdom and early Odrysian regal coins of 5th-4th century B.C., Sofia 2005 p. 55, nr. 15  
Peykov, Catalogue of the Coins from Thrace. Part I: Tribal and Rulers' Coinages of Thracians, Paeonians, Celts and Scythians 5th c. B.C. - 1st c. A.D., Veliko Tărnovo 2011 p. 14, nr. A0550  
Delev, A History of the Tribes of South-western Thrace in the First Millenium B.C., Sofia 2014 p. 387  
Gaebler, Fälschung makedonischer Münzen, Berlin 1931 p. 14, nr. 23, pl. 2, pic. 8-10  
Topalov, Urban bronze coins of small denomination from the Propontis area with images of a conical vessel with two handles, dynastic symbol of the coinage of the early Odrysian kings of the 5th-4th centuries B.C.; Genealogy of the Odrysian Dynasty from the end of the 6th to the 3rd quarter of 4th century B.C.; Catalogue of early Thracian tribal coins of 6th-5th century B.C., anepigraphic types of coins minted on the territory of the early Odrysian Kingdom and early Odrysian regal coins of 5th-4th century B.C., Sofia 2005 p. 55, nr. 15  
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cn coin 20084, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/CN_20084 [Last downloaded: 2024/04/12]
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