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cn coin 5952

Mint
Chersonesus Thracica 🔍
Region: Thrace
Date
c. 480-350 BC
Classical Period  🔍
Obverse
Design
Forepart of a prancing lion, right, head left, forepaws raised and with open jaws.
Reverse
Design
Quadripartite incuse square; two opposing quarters more deeply sunk and one containing a pellet.
Metrology
Denomination
Tetrobol 🔍
Material
silver  🔍
Diameter
13 mm
Weight
2.35 g
Axis
3
Owner
The Princeton University Numismatic Collection, Princeton, us  
Owner Inventory No.: Issue 4678
Provenience: coll. Firestone; unknown No.: 7-41
Public Commentary
Cannot be assinged to a type, as one symbol on the reverse is indistinct.
Literature
Poole, BMC. Catalogue of Greek coins: the Tauric Chersonese, Sarmatia, Dacia, Moesia, Thrace, &c., Bologna 1979 p. 196, nr. 36 
Sear, Greek Coins and their Values, London 1994 nr. 1349 
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cn coin 5952, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/CN_5952 [Last downloaded: 2022/12/03]
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