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cn type 11970

Mint
Sestos 🔍
Region: Thrace
Date
c. 310-290 BC
Hellenistic Period
Obverse
Design
Female head, left, wearing earring and sphendone.
Reverse
Legend
ΣΗ
Design
Naked Hermes with caduceus and chlamys, standing left.
Symbol
corn-ear (position: on the left)
Metrology
Denomination
large denomination (bronze) 🔍
Material
bronze
Average Diameter
20 mm (2x)
Average Weight
7.86 g (2x)
Axes
6 (1x) 12 (1x)
Literature
Fritze, Sestos. Die Menas-Inschrift und das Münzwesen der Stadt 1, 1907 p. 5, nr. 2, pl. 7-9 
nr. 931 
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. 171, nr. 1641 
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cn type 11970, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/types/11970 [Last downloaded: 2021/12/03]
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