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cn type 8299

Mint
Sestos 🔍
Region: Thrace
Date
c. 310-290 BC
Hellenistic Period
Obverse
Design
Female head, left, wearing sphendone.
Reverse
Legend
ΣΑ
Design
Naked Hermes with caduceus and chlamys, standing left.
Symbol
amphora (position: at the bottom left)
grain of barley (position: on the left)
Metrology
Denomination
large denomination (bronze) 🔍
Material
bronze
Average Diameter
23 mm (1x)
Average Weight
8.01 g (1x)
Axes
3 (1x)
Citation
Fritze, Sestos. Die Menas-Inschrift und das Münzwesen der Stadt 1, 1907 p. 5, nr. 2, pl. 1,7 
Hoover and Ashton, Handbook of Coins of the Islands: Adriatic, Ionian, Thracian, Aegean and Carpathian Seas (Excluding Crete and Cyprus): Sixth to First Centuries BC, Lancaster 2010 p. 171, nr. 1641 
Literature
Poole, BMC. Catalogue of Greek coins: the Tauric Chersonese, Sarmatia, Dacia, Moesia, Thrace, &c., Bologna 1979 nr. 4 
nr. 930 
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cn type 8299, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/types/8299 [Last downloaded: 2021/12/03]
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