Dichalkos Prow of galley

Dichalkos (Prow of galley) - obverseDichalkos (Prow of galley) - reverse

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Issuer Arados (Phoenician cities)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 186 BC - 185 BC
Value 1 Dichalkos = 2 Chalkon (1⁄24)
Currency Drachm
Composition Bronze
Weight 3.51 g
Diameter 13.8 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 162995
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References GCV# 6000,
David R. Sear; 2004. Greek Coins and Their Values / Volume 1. Europe. Seaby, London, United Kingdom.
And 1 more volumes.
BMC Greek# 103
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.


Bust of Tyche right, turreted, palm-leaf behind.


Prow of galley left; above, Phoenician letters AP ligate between two letters read from right to left; below, year of issue in Phoenician numerals.

Lettering: Γ AP O


Struck in Arados.

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