Hemidrachm - Dexagoras

Features

Country Rhodes
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 170 BC - 150 BC
Value 1 Hemidrachm = 1/2 Drachm (1/2)
Currency Drachm
Composition Silver
Weight 1.32 g
Diameter 13.0 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References HGCS# 6, 1462
  • Oliver D. Hoover; 2018. The Handbook of Greek Coinage Series / Volume 1. Handbook of Coins of Italy and Magna Graecia : Sixth to First Centuries BC. Classical Numismatic Group, Lancaster, Pennsylvania - London, United Kingdom. ISBN 9780989825436 .
  • Oliver D. Hoover; 2010. The Handbook of Greek Coinage Series / Volume 10. Handbook of Coins of the Southern Levant : Phoenicia, Southern Koile Syria (Including Judaea), and Arabia : Fifth to First Centuries BC . Classical Numismatic Group, Lancaster, Pennsylvania - London, United Kingdom. ISBN 9780980238754 .
  • Oliver D. Hoover; 2013. The Handbook of Greek Coinage Series / Volume 12. Handbook of Coins of Baktria and Ancient India, Including Sogdiana, Margiana, Areia, and the Indo-Greek, Indo-Skythian, and Native Indian States South of the Hindu Kush : Fifth Century BC to First Century AD. Classical Numismatic Group, Lancaster, Pennsylvania - London, United Kingdom. ISBN 9780989825450.
  • Oliver D. Hoover; 2012. The Handbook of Greek Coinage Series / Volume 2. Handbook of Coins of Sicily (Including Lipara) : Civic, Royal, Siculo-Punic, and Romano-Sicilian Issues : Sixth to First Centuries BC. Classical Numismatic Group, Lancaster, Pennsylvania - London, United Kingdom. ISBN 9780980238792.
  • Oliver D. Hoover; 2016. The Handbook of Greek Coinage Series / Volume 3.1. Handbook of Coins of Macedon and Its Neighbors / Part 1. Macedon, Illyria, and Epeiros : Sixth to First Centuries BC. Classical Numismatic Group, Lancaster, Pennsylvania - London, United Kingdom. ISBN 9780989825412.
  • Oliver D. Hoover; 2017. The Handbook of Greek Coinage Series / Volume 3.2. Handbook of Coins of Macedon and Its Neighbors / Part 2. Thrace, Skythia, and Taurike : Sixth to First Centuries BC. Classical Numismatic Group, Lancaster, Pennsylvania - London, United Kingdom. ISBN 9780989825429 .
  • Oliver D. Hoover; 2014. The Handbook of Greek Coinage Series / Volume 4. Handbook of Coins of Northern and Central Greece : Achaia Phthiotis, Ainis, Magnesia, Akarnania, Aitolia, Lokris, Phokis, Boiotia, Euboia, Attica, Megaris, and Corinthia : Sixth to First Centuries BC. Classical Numismatic Group, Lancaster, Pennsylvania - London, United Kingdom. ISBN 9780980238785 .
  • Oliver D. Hoover; 2011. The Handbook of Greek Coinage Series / Volume 5. Handbook of Coins of the Peloponnesos : Achaia, Phleiasia, Sikyonia, Elis, Triphylia, Messenia, Lakonia, Argolis, and Arkadia : Sixth to First Centuries BC. Classical Numismatic Group, Lancaster, Pennsylvania - London, United Kingdom. ISBN 9780980238778.
  • Oliver D. Hoover; 2010. The Handbook of Greek Coinage Series / Volume 6. Handbook of Coins of the Islands : Adriatic, Ionian, Thracian, Aegean, and Carpathian Seas (excluding Crete and Cyprus) : Sixth to First Centuries BC. Classical Numismatic Group, Lancaster, Pennsylvania - London, United Kingdom. ISBN 9780980238761 .
  • Oliver D. Hoover; 2012. The Handbook of Greek Coinage Series / Volume 7. Handbook of Coins of Northern and Central Anatolia, Pontos, Paphlagonia, Bithynia, Phrygia, Galatia, Lykaonia, and Kappadokia (with Kolchis and the Kimmerian Bosporos) : Fifth to First Centuries BC. Classical Numismatic Group, Lancaster, Pennsylvania - London, United Kingdom. ISBN 9780980238785.
  • Oliver D. Hoover; 2009. The Handbook of Greek Coinage Series / Volume 9. Handbook of Syrian Coins : Royal and Civic Issues : Fourth to First Centuries BC. Classical Numismatic Group, Lancaster, Pennsylvania - London, United Kingdom. ISBN 9780980238747.

Obverse

Radiate head of Helios facing slightly right

Reverse

Rose with bud to the right with the name of the magistrate above. Abunch of grapes to the left and all within incuse square

Lettering: ΔEΞAΓOPAΣ

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (170 BC - 150 BC) 

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