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Tetradrachm

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Country Messene (Messenia)
(Messenia)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 183 BC - 182 BC
Value 1 Tetradrachm = 4 Drachm (4)
Currency Drachm
Composition Silver
Weight 16.79 g
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes

Obverse

Diademed head of Demeter facing right, wearing a diadem formed of pearls and wheat ears, and a pearl earring

Reverse

Zeus Ithomatas standing facing right, hurling thunderbolt with his right hand and with an eagle with spread wings perching on the wrist of his outstetched left arm. Below his left arm, the name of the magistrate and under it a tripod

Lettering:
ΜΕΣΣΑΝΙΩΝ

ΣΩΣΙΚΡΑ

Comments

BCD Peloponnesos 710

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (183 BC - 182 BC) 

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