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cn type 51

Mint
Dikaia 🔍
Region: Thrace
Date
c. 492/490-476/475 BC
Classical Period
Obverse
Design
Head of bearded Heracles, right, wearing lion skin.
Reverse
Design
Cock standing right, holding worm in beak; within incuse square.
Metrology
Denomination
hemidrachm (triobol) 🔍
Material
silver
Average Diameter
12.57 mm / 12.14 mm
Average Weight
1.78 g (22x)
Axes
3 (1x) 6 (1x) 9 (2x)
Citation
Schönert-Geiß, Die Münzprägung von Bisanthe, Dikaia, Selymbria, Berlin 1975 p. 27-28, nr. 32-45, pl. 4-5 
Literature
Psoma, Did the So-called Thraco-Macedonian Standard Exist?, 2015 p. 168-181 
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. 99, nr. 1452 
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cn type 51, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/types/51 [Last downloaded: 2021/12/04]
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