Hekte

Features

Issuer Kyzikos (Mysia)
Type Standard circulation coin
Value 1 Hekte = ⅙ Stater (28⁄6)
Currency Electrum (600-330BC)
Composition Electrum
Weight 2.66 g
Diameter 10.0 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered, incuse
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 134125
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Von Fritze# 155,
Hans von Fritze, Hugo Gaebler; 1907. Nomisma / Band 1 : Untersuchung auf dem Gebiete der Antiken Münzkunde. Mayer & Müller, Berlin, Germany.
And 11 more volumes.
Greenwell# 38
William Greenwell; 1887. The electrum coinage of Cyzicus. Rollin and Feuardent​, London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

Young Dionysos, holding a kantharos in his extended right hand, reclining left on a panther skin, draped over rock. Under him a tunny facing right.

Reverse

Quadripartite incuse square.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND  5th-4th centuries BC

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