Drachm

Features

Issuer Chios (Ionia)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 190 BC - 84 BC
Value 1 Drachm
Currency Drachm
Composition Silver
Weight 3.67 g
Diameter 19.0 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 148465
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References HGCS 6# 1142
Oliver D. Hoover; 2010. The Handbook of Greek Coinage Series / Volume 6. Handbook of Coins of the Islands : Adriatic, Ionian, Thracian, Aegean, and Carpathian Seas (excluding Crete and Cyprus) : Sixth to First Centuries BC. Classical Numismatic Group, Lancaster, Pennsylvania - London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

Sphinx seated left with a grape bunch before

Reverse

Amphora with an upright trident to the left with the name of the magistrate upward between the name of the city facing upward to the right. All within vine wreath

Lettering:
ΔΩΡΟΘΕΟΣ
ΧΙΟΣ

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (190 BC - 84 BC) 

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