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Hemidrachm Megalopolis

Features

Country Achaean League (Achaia)
(Achaia)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 160 BC - 146 BC
Value 1 Hemidrachm = 1/2 Drachm (1/2)
Metal Silver
Weight 2.47 g
Diameter 15.0 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized yes
References BCDPelop# 1551.4, HGCS# 5,926, SNG Cop# 285
LHS Numismatics. Coins of Peloponnesos. The BCD Collection. Catalog of public auction 96, 8-9 May 2006.
by BCD
(Zurich)
The Handbook of Greek Coinage Series
by Oliver D. Hoover
(Classical Numismatic Group)
Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum: Royal Collection of Coins and Medals Danish National Museum
by Various authors
(Einar Munksgaard)

Obverse

Laureate head of Zeus right and letters B Z below

Reverse

Monogram of the Achaian League. Ξ above, I–K across the field, syrinx below in the fields and all within laurel wreath

Lettering:
Ξ
I K

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (160 BC - 146 BC) 

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