Obol -  obverse Obol -  reverse

© hlop


Country Adramyttion (Mysia)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 300 BC - 200 BC
Value 1 Obol = 1/6 Drachm (1/6)
Composition Bronze
Weight 4.83 g
Diameter 16 mm
Thickness 3.2 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized yes
References GCV# 3805, SNG BN# 5-8, AMNG IV# 12, BMC Greek# 2-3
Greek Coins and Their Values
by David R. Sear
Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum: Cabinet des Médailles de la Bibliothèque Nationale de France
(Paris, 1993 - present)
Die antiken Münzen Nord-Griechenlands - Vol. IV Mysiens
by Friedrich Imhoof-Blumer
(Berlin, 1913.)
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)


Laureate head of Zeus left


Horseman riding right on grain ear right, hand raised; monogram to upper left, AΔΡAMY-TH-ΩN above and beneath horseman. ΡMTΡ monogram in left field, KAΔ monogram in right field.



The modern city of Edremit, Turkey is named after the ancient city of Adramyttion (Άδραμύττιον) or Adramytteion (Άδραμύττειον), a city of Asia Minor on the coast of Aeolis.

Manage my collection

To manage your collection, please log in.

Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (300 BC - 200 BC) 

Get this coin

No member from this site currently wants to exchange this coin.

Numista Rarity index: 97 Search tips
This index is based on the data of Numista members collections. It ranges from 0 to 100, 0 meaning a very common coin and 100 meaning a rare coin among Numista members.

» Buy coins from Adramyttion

Contribute to the catalog

Modify or add information about this coin
Match coins from past online sales