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cn type 11906

Mint
Sestos 🔍
Region: Thrace
Date
c. 200-100 BC
Hellenistic Period
Obverse
Design
Female head, left.
Reverse
Legend
ΣΗΣΤΙΩ
Design
Demeter seated left on basket, wearing kalathos and holding ears of corn.
Symbol
club (position: on the left)
Β (position: on the left)
Metrology
Denomination
large denomination (bronze) 🔍
Material
bronze
Average Diameter
19 mm (2x)
Average Weight
6.15 g (3x)
Axes
12 (3x)
Literature
Sallet, Beschreibung der antiken Münzen I: Taurische Chersonesus, Sarmatien, Dacien, Pannonien, Moesien, Thracien, thracische Könige, Berlin 1888 p. 270, nr. 6 
Fritze, Sestos. Die Menas-Inschrift und das Münzwesen der Stadt 1, 1907 p. 6, nr. 12, pl. 1,28 
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. 1643 
Cite this record:
cn type 11906, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/types/11906 [Last downloaded: 2021/12/03]
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