1 Obol

Features

Issuer Vulci (Etruria)
Ruling authority Anonymous (circa 375-350 BC)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 375 BC - 350 BC
Value 1 Obol = 1/6 Drachm (1/6)
Currency Drachm (circa 375-350 BC)
Composition Silver
Weight 1.13 g
Diameter 10 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 179259
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References Vecchi-I# -,
Italo Vecchi; 1988. The Coinage of the Rasna / Part I : A Study in Etruscan Numismatics (Band 67). Schweizerische numismatische Rundschau, Switzerland.
HN Italy# 238,
N. Keith Rutter, Andrew Burnett; 2001. Historia numorum : Italy. British Museum Press, London, United Kingdom.
EC 1# 7
Italo Vecchi; 2012. Etruscan Coinage / Part 1. A corpus of the struck coinage of the Rasna, together with an historical and economic commentary on the issues (gold, silver and bronze) from the mints of Cosa, Luca, Pisae, Populonia, uncertain cenral Etruria, Vetulonia, Volsinii, Vulci, and unidentified mints, from 5th to 3rd centuries BC. Edizioni Ennerre, Milan, Italy.

Obverse

Metus facing forward with tongue out.

Reverse

Scarab.

Edge

Smooth.

Comments

Only six examples are known.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (375 BC - 350 BC)  Only 6 examples known

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