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cn type 12243

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Assos 🔍
Region: Troas
Date
c. 479-440 BC
Classical Period  🔍
Obverse
Design
Griffin leaping right, forepart and forpaws raised, with feathered wings, curling tail and open beak.
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Reverse
Design
Head of lion, right, in incuse square
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Metrology
Denomination
Obol 🔍
Material
silver  🔍
Diameter
Max: 9.6 mm / Min: 9 mm
Average Weight
0.5 g (7x)
Axes
5 (1x) 6 (1x) 7 (2x) 9 (1x) 11 (1x)
Citation
Wroth, A catalogue of the Greek coins in the British Museum. Catalogue of the Greek coins of Troas, Aeolis and Lesbos, Bologna 1964 p. 36, nr. 3 
Forrer, The Weber collection: Greek coins, New York 1975 p. 142, nr. 5318, pl. 193, pic. 5318 
Ashton et al., Sylloge nummorum Graecorum: England. Vol. 5 Pt. 9: Ashmolean Museum, Oxford Bosporus - Aeolis, New York 2007 nr. 1051, pl. XLI, pic. 1051 
Tekin and Özdizbay, Sylloge nummorum Graecorum. 9, Volume 1: Turkey. The Özkan Arikantürk collection. Troas, Istanbul 2015 nr. 281-287, pl. 14-15, pic. 281-287 
Lazzarini, Assus Troadis: the beginning of coinage and its later silver emissions in the V and IV century BC 2, 2017 p. 35, pic. 4.a 
Waggoner, Early Greek coins from the collection of Jonathan P. Rosen, New York 1983 nr. 528-529, pl. 20, pic. 528-529 
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cn type 12243, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/types/12243 [Last downloaded: 2024/04/13]
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