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Country Messene (Messenia)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 180 BC - 150 BC
Value 1 Trichalkon = 3 Chalkoi = 3/48 Drachm (1/16)
Currency Drachm
Composition Bronze
Weight 2.83 g
Diameter 16 mm
Shape Round (Irregular)
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References BMC Greek# 40
A Catalogue of the Greek Coins in the British Museum
by Reginald Stuart Poole, Barclay Vincent Head, Percy Gardner, Warwick William Wroth, George Francis Hill
(British Museum)


Head of Demeter to right


Bunch of grapes hanging from branch; to right, above in wreath with ME monogram to the right

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (180 BC - 150 BC) 

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