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cn type 11905

Mint
Sestos 🔍
Region: Thrace
Date
c. 200-100 BC
Hellenistic Period
Obverse
Design
Diademed female head, left.
Reverse
Legend
ΣΗΣΤΙΩ
Design
Demeter seated left on basket, wearing kalathos and holding ears of corn.
Symbol
Poppy seed capsule (position: on the left)
Δ (position: above)
Metrology
Denomination
large denomination (bronze) 🔍
Material
bronze
Average Diameter
19 mm (4x)
Average Weight
5.17 g (4x)
Axes
11 (1x) 12 (3x)
Citation
Fritze, Sestos. Die Menas-Inschrift und das Münzwesen der Stadt 1, 1907 p. 6, nr. 13, pl. 1,28 
Literature
Sallet, Beschreibung der antiken Münzen I: Taurische Chersonesus, Sarmatien, Dacien, Pannonien, Moesien, Thracien, thracische Könige, Berlin 1888 p. 270, nr. 6 
Poole, BMC. Catalogue of Greek coins: the Tauric Chersonese, Sarmatia, Dacia, Moesia, Thrace, &c., Bologna 1979 p. 199, nr. 12 
Hoover, Handbook of coins of Macedon and its neighbors. Part II: Thrace, Skythia, and Taurike: sixth to first centuries BC, Lancaster, Pa. London 2017 p. 172, nr. 1644 
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cn type 11905, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/types/11905 [Last downloaded: 2021/12/01]
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