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cn type 21540

Mint
Kyzikos 🔍
Region: Mysia
Date
c. 390-341/340 BC
Classical Period  🔍
Obverse
Legend
Legend obverse ΣΩΤΕΙΡΑ
Design
Head of Kore Soteira left with her hair tied up in a shawl (sakkos), ears of grain, and an earring.
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Reverse
Legend
Legend reverse ΚΥ-エΙ
Design
Lion head left with wide open mouth and tongue hanging out. Below, a tunny left.
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Symbol
Bee (position: on the right)
Metrology
Denomination
drachm 🔍
Material
silver  🔍
Diameter
14 mm (1x)
Average Weight
3.03 g (1x)
Axes
12 (1x)
Public Commentary
For chronology, see A. Meadows, Cyzicus, Pixodarus Hoard, in: Coin Hoards IX (2002) 167-171 (c. 390-341/340 v. Chr.).
Citation
Imhoof-Blumer, Monnaies grecques, Paris 1883 p. 243, nr. 76 
Fritze, Die Silberprägung von Kyzikos. Eine chronologische Studie, 1914 p. 42, nr. 23 
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cn type 21540, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/types/21540 [Last downloaded: 2024/04/25]
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