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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 2.54 g
Diameter 15.0 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References SNG Cop# 505
Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum: Royal Collection of Coins and Medals Danish National Museum
by Various authors
(Einar Munksgaard, Copenhagen, 1942-79)

Obverse

Head of Zeus facing left, wearing diadem and all in beaded ring

Reverse

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

Comments

BCD Peloponnesos 728-730

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

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