Diobol

Features

Country Tarentum (Calabria)
(Calabria)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 325 BC - 280 BC
Value Diobol = 2/6 Drachm (1/3)
Currency As
Composition Silver
Weight 1.24 g
Diameter 14 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
References HN Italy# 978
N. Keith Rutter, Andrew Burnett; 2001. Historia numorum : Italy. British Museum Press, London, United Kingdom. ISBN 9780714118017.

Obverse

Youthful head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin headdress.

Reverse

Herakles strangling the Nemean Lion; ΤΗ astragalos and club to left; ΙΦ below.

Lettering:
ΤΗ
ΙΦ

Comments

Vlasto #1355;

The piece in the main image (1.24g, 14mm, 2h; Extremely Fine):
◦ Auctioned by Roma Numismatics Ltd, Auction XVII, 28 March 2019, Lot 308. Sold for 440 GBP.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (325 BC - 280 BC) 

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