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cn coin 5990

Connected to Type
CN Type 6351 🔍
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 and protruding tongue.
Reverse
Design
Quadripartite incuse square; two opposing quarters more deeply sunk and one containing a pellet and below, an X, the other a lizard upwards.
Symbol
dot / pellet (position: top left)
Χ (position: top left)
lizard (position: at the bottom left)
Metrology
Denomination
Tetrobol 🔍
Material
silver
Diameter
15 mm
Weight
2.39 g
Axis
6
Owner
The Princeton University Numismatic Collection, Princeton, us  
Owner Inventory No.: Issue 4680
Provenience: Coll. Firestone; Princeton University Museum, Princeton, 1/1/2004 No.: 55-287\r\nOn permanent loan; bequest of Dan Fellows Platt, Class of 1895.
Literature
Poole, BMC. Catalogue of Greek coins: the Tauric Chersonese, Sarmatia, Dacia, Moesia, Thrace, &c., Bologna 1979 p. 186, nr. 51 
Sear, Greek Coins and their Values, London 1994 nr. 1349 
Tzvetkova, The war over the Chersonese. Zur Chronologie und Periodisierung des athenisch-odrysischen Konflikts um die thrakische Chersones, Αθήνα 2007 p. 17-31 
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cn coin 5990, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/CN_5990 [Last downloaded: 2021/05/18]
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