Obol

Features

Country Tarentum (Calabria)
(Calabria)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 280 BC - 228 BC
Value 1 Obol = 1/6 Drachm (1/6)
Currency As
Composition Silver
Weight 0.56 g
Diameter 9.0 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References HN XXXIII# 1076
Gaius Plinius Secundus (Pliny the Elder); 77. Naturalis historia / Liber XXXIII. Self-published, Roman Empire.

Obverse

Kantharos. Around, five pellets and, to right, ΚΙ

Lettering: ΚΙ

Reverse

Kantharos. Around, five pellets and to left, monogram of ΚΑ

Lettering: KA

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (280 BC - 228 BC) 

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