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cn coin 27363

Connected to Type
CN Type 5555 🔍
Mint
Abdera 🔍
Region: Thrace
Typology
Date
c. 415-395 BC
Classical Period  🔍
Obverse
Design
Griffin seated left, right forepaw raised.
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Reverse
Legend
ΕΠΙ ΔΗΜΟΚΡΙΤΟ
Design
Lyre with seven strings; within a linear square; all within incuse square.
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Persons
Magistrate
Demokritos 🔍
Metrology
Denomination
tetradrachm 🔍
Material
silver  🔍
Diameter
23 mm
Weight
13.96 g
Owner
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, us  
Owner Inventory No.: 04.590
Reproduction Owner
BBAW, Berlin [de]
Plaster Cast No: Warren
Public Commentary
https://collections.mfa.org/objects/2310/tetradrachm-of-abdera-with-seated-griffin-struck-under-demo
Citation
May, The Coinage of Abdera: (540-345 B. C.), London 1966 p. 173, nr. 236a, pl. XIV  (439/37-411/10 BC) 
Regling, Die griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, Berlin 1906 nr. 445 
Strack and Münzer, Die antiken Münzen Nord-Griechenlands. 2. Die Münzen der Thraker und der Städte Abdera, Ainos, Anchialos 1. Halbbd., Berlin 1912 p. 63, nr. 73.3 
Brett, Catalogue of Greek coins. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 1955 nr. 759 
Literature
May, The Coinage of Abdera: (540-345 B. C.), London 1966 p. 172-173, nr. 234-237, pl. 14 (c. 439/437-411/410 BC, reduced Thraco-Macedonian standard)   
Strack and Münzer, Die antiken Münzen Nord-Griechenlands. 2. Die Münzen der Thraker und der Städte Abdera, Ainos, Anchialos 1. Halbbd., Berlin 1912 p. 63, nr. 73  
Chryssanthaki-Nagle, L'histoire monétaire d'Abdère en Thrace: (VIe s. avant J.-C. - IIe s. après J.-C.), Athen 2007 p. 117-118  
Web Reference: https://collections.mfa.org/objects/2310/tetradrachm-of-abdera-with-seated-griffin-struck-under-demo  
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cn coin 27363, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/CN_27363 [Last downloaded: 2024/04/23]
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