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cn type 4947

Mint
Thymbra 🔍
Region: Troas
Date
c. 350-300 BC
Hellenistic Period
Obverse
Design
Head of Athena, left, wearing crested Attic helmet.
Reverse
Legend
ΘΥ
Design
Torch within laurel-wreath
Metrology
Material
bronze
Average Diameter
16.5 mm (2x)
Average Weight
2.81 g (3x)
Axes
3 (1x) 7 (1x)
Public Commentary
Attribution uncertain. Cf. Robert (1951), 99; Cook, The Troad (1973), 118-120. For a different attribution of this coinage, see D.S. Lenger, Not Thymbra in Troad but Thyessos in Lydia, in: D. Boteva (ed.), Ex nummis lux. Studies in Ancient Numismatics in Honour of Dimitar Draganov. Sofia 2017, 221-227.
Citation
Spink & Son and Forrer, The Weber collection: Greek coins 5, 1921 p. 162, nr. 5443, pl. 196, pic. 5443 
Naville, Auktionskatalog 12, Geneve 1926 nr. 1745 
Weber, On some Unpublished or Rare Greek Coins 16, 1896 p. 23, nr. 44, pl. II, pic. 20 
Head, Historia numorum: a manual of Greek numismatics, Oxford 1911 p. 550 
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cn type 4947, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/types/4947 [Last downloaded: 2022/01/16]
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