Didrachm

Features

Country Segesta (Sicily)
(Sicily)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 475 BC - 450 BC
Value 1 Didrachm = 2 Drachm (2)
Currency Litra
Composition Silver
Weight 8.56 g
Diameter 22.0 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References SNG Mun 1# 814,
Peter Robert Franke, Harald Küthmann; 1968. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Deutschland : Staatliche Münzsammlung München / Heft 1. Hispania - Gallia Narbonensis. Gebr. Mann Verlag, Berlin, Germany.
SNG-B Fitz# 1137
  • Fritz Heichelheim; 1940. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum (Great Britain) / Volume 4.1. The Fitzwilliam Museum. Leake and General Collections : Spain (Emporiae, Rhoda) - Italy. Oxford University Press, London, United Kingdom.
  • Fritz Heichelheim; 1947. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum (Great Britain) / Volume 4.2. The Fitzwilliam Museum. Leake and General Collections : Sicily - Thrace. Oxford University Press, London, United Kingdom.
  • Fritz Heichelheim; 1951. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum (Great Britain) / Volume 4.3. The Fitzwilliam Museum. Leake and General Collections : Macedonia - Acarnania (Anactorium). Oxford University Press, London, United Kingdom.
  • Fritz Heichelheim; 1956. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum (Great Britain) / Volume 4.4. The Fitzwilliam Museum. Leake and General Collections : Acarnania (Argos Amphilochicum)-Phliasia. Oxford University Press, London, United Kingdom.
  • Fritz Heichelheim; 1958. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum (Great Britain) / Volume 4.5. The Fitzwilliam Museum. Leake and General Collections : Sicyon - Thera. Oxford University Press, London, United Kingdom.
  • Fritz Heichelheim; 1965. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum (Great Britain) / Volume 4.6. The Fitzwilliam Museum. Leake and General Collections : Asia Minor: Pontus - Phrygia. Oxford University Press, London, United Kingdom.
  • Fritz Heichelheim; 1967. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum (Great Britain) / Volume 4.7. The Fitzwilliam Museum. Leake and General Collections : Asia Minor: Lycia - Cappadocia. Oxford University Press, London, United Kingdom.
  • Fritz Heichelheim; 1971. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum (Great Britain) / Volume 4.8. The Fitzwilliam Museum. Leake and General Collections : Syria - Nabataea. Oxford University Press, London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

Hound standing left with a barley grain above

Reverse

Head of the nymph Segesta right, hair in band, wearing necklace and hoop earring with single pendant, enclosed in linear circle; retrograde ΣECEΣTAZIB around; all within incuse circle

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (475 BC - 450 BC) 

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