1/16 Shekel Hippocamp

1/16 Shekel (Hippocamp) -  obverse1/16 Shekel (Hippocamp) -  reverse

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Country Phoenician cities (Tyre)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 360 BC - 332 BC
Value 1/16 Shekel (1/16)
Currency Drachm
Composition Silver
Weight 0.31 g
Diameter 10 mm
Thickness 0.7 mm
Shape Round (Irregular)
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References GCV# 5916,
Greek Coins and Their Values
by David R. Sear
BMC Greek# 26.233
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)


Hippocamp left, waves below.


Owl standing gauche, head facing, with transversal crook and Egyptian flail.



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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (360 BC - 332 BC) 

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