Hemidrachm - Stephanos


Country Kos (Carian Islands)
(Carian Islands)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 285 BC - 258 BC
Value 1 Hemidrachm = 1/2 Drachm (1/2)
Metal Silver
Weight 1.42 g
Diameter 13.0 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized yes
References HGCS# 6, 1314
The Handbook of Greek Coinage Series
by Oliver D. Hoover
(Classical Numismatic Group)


Head of Herakles facing right, wearing lion skin


Crab with a club and the name of the magistrate below and the city above it.


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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (285 BC - 258 BC) 

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