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cn type 8300

Mint
Sestos 🔍
Region: Thrace
Date
c. 150-100 BC
Hellenistic Period
Obverse
Design
Female head, left.
Reverse
Legend
ΣΗΣΤΙ
Design
Demeter seated left on basket, wearing kalathos, holding two ears of corn and resting arm on basket; in front, left, herm standing right.
Metrology
Denomination
large denomination (bronze) 🔍
Material
bronze
Average Diameter
20.25 mm (4x)
Average Weight
6.22 g (6x)
Axes
11 (1x) 12 (3x)
Citation
Fritze, Sestos. Die Menas-Inschrift und das Münzwesen der Stadt 1, 1907 p. 6, nr. 12, pl. 1,24 
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. 172, nr. 1643 
Literature
Sallet, Beschreibung der antiken Münzen I: Taurische Chersonesus, Sarmatien, Dacien, Pannonien, Moesien, Thracien, thracische Könige, Berlin 1888 p. 270, nr. 5 
nr. 934 
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cn type 8300, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/types/8300 [Last downloaded: 2021/12/03]
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