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cn coin 51669

Connected to Type
CN Type 4456 🔍
Mint
Abdera 🔍
Region: Thrace
Typology
Date
c. 500-475 BC
Archaic Period  🔍
Obverse
Design
Griffin seated left, right forepaw raised.
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Symbol
ivy leaf (position: at the bottom left)
Reverse
Design
Quadripartite incuse square.
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Metrology
Denomination
Distater (octadrachm) 🔍
Material
silver  🔍
Weight
30.01 g
Owner
commerce / im Handel, ,
Please note that the current ownership is not confirmed.
Provenience: Dr. Busso Peus Nachfolger eA 393 (31.10.2007) lot 151
Literature
May, The Coinage of Abdera: (540-345 B. C.), London 1966 p. 74, nr. 33 (520/515-492 BC. May reads ΣΙ on the obverse.)   
Poole, BMC. Catalogue of Greek coins: the Tauric Chersonese, Sarmatia, Dacia, Moesia, Thrace, &c., Bologna 1979 p. 65, nr. 1 (On the obverse ΣΙ ?)   
Chryssanthaki-Nagle, L'histoire monétaire d'Abdère en Thrace: (VIe s. avant J.-C. - IIe s. après J.-C.), Athen 2007 p. 103-107 (Ivy leaf instead of the legend ΣΙ.)   
Psoma, Did the So-called Thraco-Macedonian Standard Exist?, 2015 p. 179-182  
Cite this record:
cn coin 51669, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/CN_51669 [Last downloaded: 2024/02/23]
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