Menu
cn coin 5910
print
Legend
Mint
Hoard
Findspot

cn coin 5910

Connected to Type
CN Type 5228 🔍
Mint
Abdera 🔍
Region: Thrace
Typology
Date
c. 475-450 BC
Classical Period  🔍
Obverse
Design
Griffin seated left, right forepaw raised, with plain curved wings, tail curling and open beak with tongue protruding.
go to the NLP result of this description
Reverse
Design
Head of an eagle, right; within incuse square.
go to the NLP result of this description
Metrology
Denomination
Obol 🔍
Material
silver  🔍
Diameter
9 mm
Weight
0.47 g
Axis
2
Owner
Münzkabinett Berlin, Berlin, de  
Owner Inventory No.: 18247111
Provenience: 1875 Prokesch-Osten
Citation
Sallet, Beschreibung der antiken Münzen I: Taurische Chersonesus, Sarmatien, Dacien, Pannonien, Moesien, Thracien, thracische Könige, Berlin 1888 p. 104, nr. 56 
Strack and Münzer, Die antiken Münzen Nord-Griechenlands. 2. Die Münzen der Thraker und der Städte Abdera, Ainos, Anchialos 1. Halbbd., Berlin 1912 p. 124, nr. p, pic. 120,15 
May, The Coinage of Abdera: (540-345 B. C.), London 1966 p. 114, nr. 123b 
Literature
Chryssanthaki-Nagle, L'histoire monétaire d'Abdère en Thrace: (VIe s. avant J.-C. - IIe s. après J.-C.), Athen 2007 p. 148  
May, The Coinage of Abdera: (540-345 B. C.), London 1966 p. 114-115, nr. 123-125, pl. 8 (492-473/470 BC.)   
Chryssanthaki-Nagle, L'histoire monétaire d'Abdère en Thrace: (VIe s. avant J.-C. - IIe s. après J.-C.), Athen 2007 p. 107-110  
Psoma, Did the So-called Thraco-Macedonian Standard Exist?, 2015 p. 179-182  
Cite this record:
cn coin 5910, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/CN_5910 [Last downloaded: 2024/04/13]
License:

This record is licensed under: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International

Contact
Comments or information about this coin? Please email us