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cn coin 8798

Connected to Type
CN Type 841 🔍
Mint
Maroneia 🔍
Region: Thrace
Typology
Date
c. 400-377 BC
Classical Period  🔍
Obverse
Design
Horse prancing left; above, scorpion.
Reverse
Legend
Legend reverse ΜΗΤΡΟΦΑΝΗΣ
Design
Vine with bunches of grapes within linear square, surrounded by magsitrate's name, astragalus; all within incuse square.
Persons
Magistrate
Metrophanes (I) 🔍
Metrology
Denomination
tetradrachm 🔍
Material
silver  🔍
Diameter
23.6 mm
Weight
12.23 g
Axis
8
Owner
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Münzkabinett, Wien, at  
Owner Inventory No.: GR 34982
Provenience: Egger 39, 1912, Taf. 5, 152; Gerasimova-Tomova 39, 33
Findspot
Thracia, gr [gr]
Public Commentary
Ob auf der Vorderseite tatsächlich ein Skorpion gezeigt ist, ist unklar. Eventuell identisch mit Typ ohne Skorpion. It is unclear whether a scorpion is actually shown on the obverse. Possibly identical to the type without a scorpion.
Citation
Schönert-Geiß, Griechisches Münzwerk: Die Münzprägung von Maroneia, Berlin 1987 p. 137, nr. 165 
West, Fifth and fourth Century Gold Coins from the Thracian coast West, Allen B, 1929 p. 79, nr. 58, pl. 11 
Literature
Schönert-Geiß, Griechisches Münzwerk: Die Münzprägung von Maroneia, Berlin 1987 p. 137, nr. 165 
Psōma et al., The coins from Maroneia and the classical city at Molyvoti: a contribution to the history of Aegean Thrace, Athens 2008 p. 171-173 
Cite this record:
cn coin 8798, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/CN_8798 [Last downloaded: 2022/07/05]
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