Obol

Obol -  obverseObol -  reverse

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Features

Country Adramyttion (Mysia)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 300 BC - 200 BC
Value 1 Obol = 1/6 Drachm (1/6)
Currency Drachm
Composition Bronze
Weight 4.83 g
Diameter 16 mm
Thickness 3.2 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 157292
Numista (https://numista.com)
References GCV# 3805,
David R. Sear; 2004. Greek Coins and Their Values / Volume 1. Europe. Seaby, London, United Kingdom.
And 1 more volumes.
SNG BN2 Ci# 5-8,
Edoardo Levante; 1993. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, France / Volume 2. Bibliothèque nationale de France: Cilicie. Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France.
AMNG IV# 12,
Hans von Fritye, Friedrich Imhoof-Blumer (editor); 1913. Die antiken Münzen Nord-Griechenlands / Band 4.1. Die antiken Münzen Mysiens : Adramytion - Kisthene. Georg Reimer, Berlin, Germany.
BMC Greek# 2-3
Reginald Stuart Poole; 1876. A Catalogue of the Greek Coins in the British Museum / Volume 2. Sicily. British Museum, London, United Kingdom.
And 26 more volumes.

Obverse

Laureate head of Zeus left

Reverse

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.

Lettering:
AΔΡAMY-TH-ΩN
ΡMTΡ
KAΔ

Comments

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.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (300 BC - 200 BC) 

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