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cn type 25

Mint
Dikaia 🔍
Region: Thrace
Date
c. 540/535-492/490 BC
Archaic Period
Obverse
Design
Head of bearded Heracles, right, wearing lion skin.
Reverse
Design
Incuse square.
Metrology
Denomination
Trite 🔍
Material
silver
Average Diameter
12.5 mm (1x)
Average Weight
2.86 g (1x)
Public Commentary
Too heavy for the drachms mentioned by Psoma 2015, 2.10-1.86g.
Citation
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. 98, nr. 1447 
Schönert-Geiß, Die Münzprägung von Bisanthe, Dikaia, Selymbria, Berlin 1975 p. 25, nr. 18 
Literature
Psoma, Did the So-called Thraco-Macedonian Standard Exist?, 2015 p. 179-181 
Cite this record:
cn type 25, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/types/25 [Last downloaded: 2021/12/04]
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