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cn type 12794

Mint
Sestos 🔍
Region: Thrace
Date
c. 200-100 BC
Hellenistic Period
Obverse
Design
Female head, left.
Reverse
Legend
ΣΗΣΤΙΑ
Design
Demeter seated left on basket, wearing kalathos and holding ears of corn.
Symbol
grape (position: on the left)
Metrology
Material
bronze
Public Commentary
Der Typ mit dem Bezeichen Weintraube ist bislang nur aus der Literatur bekannt. The type with grape as symbol is so far only known from literature.
Literature
Fritze, Sestos. Die Menas-Inschrift und das Münzwesen der Stadt 1, 1907 p. 6, nr. 13 
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 12794, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/types/12794 [Last downloaded: 2021/12/01]
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