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cn type 42

Mint
Dikaia 🔍
Region: Thrace
Date
c. 492-475 BC
Classical Period
Obverse
Design
Head of bearded Heracles, right, wearing lion skin.
Reverse
Legend
ΔΙΚ(Α,ΑΙ)
Design
Bull\'s head, left, within incuse square.
Metrology
Denomination
Hemistater (didrachm) 🔍
Material
silver
Average Diameter
20.13 mm / 19.38 mm
Average Weight
7.07 g (8x)
Axes
5 (1x) 6 (1x)
Citation
Schönert-Geiß, Die Münzprägung von Bisanthe, Dikaia, Selymbria, Berlin 1975 p. 26, nr. 22, pl. 4 
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. 1449 
Literature
Psoma, Did the So-called Thraco-Macedonian Standard Exist?, 2015 p. 168 
Cite this record:
cn type 42, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/types/42 [Last downloaded: 2021/12/04]
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