Bronze Æ15

Features

Country Dioskourias
(Kolchis)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 125 BC - 75 BC
Value 1 Obol = 1/6 Drachm (1/6)
Composition Bronze
Weight 4.68 g
Diameter 15.0 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References SNG Cop# 102-103,
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  • Niels Breitenstein, Otto Mørkholm; 1955. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum: Royal Collection of Coins and Medals. Danish National Museum / Volume 31. Lycia. Pamphylia. Einar Munksgaard, Copenhagen, Denmark.
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  • Anne Kromann, Otto Mørkholm; 1977. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum: Royal Collection of Coins and Medals. Danish National Museum / Volume 40. Egypt : The Ptolemies. Einar Munksgaard, Copenhagen, Denmark.
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SNG BN2 Ci# 1021,
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HGCS# 7, 205
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Obverse

Caps (piloi) of the Dioskouroi surmounted by stars

Reverse

Thyrsos

Lettering:
ΔI OΣ
KOΥ ΡIA
Δ OΣ

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ND (125 BC - 75 BC) 

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