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Hemidrachm

Features

Country Messene (Messenia)
(Messenia)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 125 BC - 100 BC
Value 1 Hemidrachm = 1/2 Drachm (1/2)
Currency Drachm
Composition Silver
Weight 2.38 g
Diameter 14.0 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References HGCS# 5, 567
The Handbook of Greek Coinage Series
by Oliver D. Hoover
(Classical Numismatic Group)

Obverse

Head of Zeus facing right, wearing diadem

Reverse

Tripod in the middle with the letters ME Σ across field. All within wreath

Comments

BCD Peloponnesos 731-732

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (125 BC - 100 BC) 

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