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Country Dioskourias
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 100 BC - 200 AD
Value 1 AV Stater = 20 Drachm (20)
Composition Gold
Weight 3.34 g
Diameter 13 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes


A stylized head (perhaps Alexander the Great) facing right with two pellets in front and two pellets behind ear.


Stylized Nikè standing facing flanked by two pellets.


High hammered edges.

Stater -  obverse

© Image courtesy of Zeus Numismatics


Imitating Alexander III (the Great) (336-323 BC) and Lysimachos (323-281 BC).

• N. Frolova, Caucasian Imitations of Alexander and Lysimachus′ Golden Stater, Studies Touratsoglou, pp. 127-133, pl. II, 3 var.
• Zograph, plate XII,18 Cf.
• Lang, page10, 4A (Plate I,6) Cf.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (100 BC - 200 AD) 

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