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cn coin 48798

Connected to Type
CN Type 12242 🔍
Mint
Assos 🔍
Region: Troas
Date
c. 500-480 BC
Archaic/Classical Period  🔍
Obverse
Design
Griffin leaping right, forepart and forpaws raised, with feathered wings up, curling tail and open beak.
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Reverse
Design
Head of lion, right, in incuse square
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Metrology
Denomination
hemidrachm 🔍
Material
silver  🔍
Diameter
10 mm
Weight
1.32 g
Axis
2
Owner
British Museum, Department of Coins and Medals, London, gb  
Owner Inventory No.: 1927,0403.68
Provenience: 1927
Literature
Forrer, The Weber collection: Greek coins, New York 1975 p. 141, nr. 5317, pl. 193, pic. 5317  
Wroth, A catalogue of the Greek coins in the British Museum. Catalogue of the Greek coins of Troas, Aeolis and Lesbos, Bologna 1964 p. 36, nr. 2  
Lazzarini, Assus Troadis: the beginning of coinage and its later silver emissions in the V and IV century BC 2, 2017 p. 35, pic. 3.b  
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cn coin 48798, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/CN_48798 [Last downloaded: 2024/02/29]
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