Bronze Æ16

Features

Country Thyrrheion (Akarnania)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 300 BC - 250 BC
Value Unknown AE
Currency Drachm
Composition Bronze
Weight 5.62 g
Diameter 16.0 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 144437
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References SNG Cop# 414
Niels Breitenstein, Willy Schwabacher; 1942. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum: Royal Collection of Coins and Medals. Danish National Museum / Volume 1. Italy, Part 1 : Etruria - Campania. Einar Munksgaard, Copenhagen, Denmark.
And 43 more volumes.

Obverse

Helmeted head of Athena facing left

Reverse

Owl standing facing left, with head facing. Boukranion and olive spray to the left and inscription on the top right field

Lettering: ΘΥΡΡΕΙΩΝ

Comments

The denominations of bronze coins that are unknown to numismatists are referred to as Æ, (or AE, which means it is made of a base alloy), and with the diameter after it.

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ND (300 BC - 250 BC) 

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