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cn type 22

Mint
Dikaia 🔍
Region: Thrace
Date
c. 540/535-492/490 BC
Archaic Period
Obverse
Legend
ΔΙΚ
Design
Head of bearded Heracles, right, wearing lion skin.
Reverse
Design
Incuse square.
Metrology
Denomination
Distater 🔍
Material
silver
Average Diameter
24 mm / 21 mm
Average Weight
19.32 g (1x)
Public Commentary
Lesung der VS-Legende auf den überprüfbaren Exemplaren unsicher.
Citation
May, The Coinage of Dikaia-by-Abdera c. 540/35-476/5 B.C. 5, 1965 p. 23, nr. 4-6 
Schönert-Geiß, Die Münzprägung von Bisanthe, Dikaia, Selymbria, Berlin 1975 p. 23, nr. 4-6 
Literature
Psoma, Did the So-called Thraco-Macedonian Standard Exist?, 2015 p. 179-180 
Cite this record:
cn type 22, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/types/22 [Last downloaded: 2021/12/04]
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