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cn coin 21162

Connected to Type
CN Type 5831 🔍
Mint
Abdera 🔍
Region: Thrace
Typology
Date
c. 395-360 BC
Classical Period  🔍
Obverse
Legend
Legend obverse ΑΒΔΗ
Design
Griffin seated left, with feathered wings, second wing to be seen in background, with tail curling and closed beak; to left, fly. Border of dots.
Symbol
cicada (position: on the left)
Reverse
Legend
[...]ΔΟΣ
Design
Nude Heracles seated left on rock, head and torso facing, rock covered with a lion skin, holding club in his right hand that rests on his right knee and resting his left elbow on his thigh, traces of drapery on right thigh; all within a shallow incuse square.
Persons
Magistrate
Philas 🔍
Metrology
Denomination
stater 🔍
Material
silver  🔍
Diameter
23 mm
Weight
12.79 g
Axis
5
Owner
Martin von Wagner Museum, Universität Würzburg, Würzburg, de  
Owner Inventory No.: Ka 1258 = H 6625
Provenience: Ex Coll. Herbert Wellhöfer
Literature
May, The Coinage of Abdera: (540-345 B. C.), London 1966 p. 396 
Chryssanthaki-Nagle, L'histoire monétaire d'Abdère en Thrace: (VIe s. avant J.-C. - IIe s. après J.-C.), Athen 2007 p. 123 
May, The Coinage of Abdera: (540-345 B. C.), London 1966 p. 234-235, nr. 391-397/1, pl. 19 
Strack and Münzer, Die antiken Münzen Nord-Griechenlands. 2. Die Münzen der Thraker und der Städte Abdera, Ainos, Anchialos 1. Halbbd., Berlin 1912 p. 72, nr. 105, pl. 11, pic. 40 
Chryssanthaki-Nagle, L'histoire monétaire d'Abdère en Thrace: (VIe s. avant J.-C. - IIe s. après J.-C.), Athen 2007 p. 119-126 
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cn coin 21162, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/CN_21162 [Last downloaded: 2022/10/01]
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