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cn type 3987

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Mint
Byzantion 🔍
Region: Thrace
Date
c. 411 to c. 386 BC
Classical Period  🔍
Obverse
Legend
ΒΥ
Design
Bull standing left on dolphin, raising right forehoof.
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Reverse
Design
Incuse square of mill-sail pattern, roughened or dotted ground.
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Metrology
Denomination
Siglos 🔍
Material
silver  🔍
Diameter
Max: 22 mm / Min: 14 mm
Average Weight
5.15 g (220x)
Axes
1 (1x) 12 (1x)
Citation
Schönert-Geiß, Die Münzprägung von Byzantion. Autonome Zeit, Berlin 1970 p. 83-91, nr. 1-234, pl. 1-12  (Described as drachms in the Persian weight standard, dated 411-387 / 86 BC.) 
Literature
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. 80, nr. 1389 (dated ca. 340-320 BC)   
editions
cn.byzantium.1_ed.1 🔍
Cite this record:
cn type 3987, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/types/3987 [Last downloaded: 2024/07/21]
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