Drachm

Features

Issuer Istros (Moesia)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 313 BC - 280 BC
Value 1 Drachm (1)
Currency Drachm
Composition Silver
Weight 6.04 g
Diameter 18 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 276057
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References HGCS# 3, 1802,
Oliver D. Hoover; 2018. The Handbook of Greek Coinage Series / Volume 1. Handbook of Coins of Italy and Magna Graecia : Sixth to First Centuries BC. Classical Numismatic Group, Lancaster, Pennsylvania - London, United Kingdom.
And 10 more volumes.
SNG-B BlSe# 247,
Martin Jessop Price; 1993. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum (Great Britain) / Volume 9.1. The British Museum. Part 1 : The Black Sea. British Museum Press, London, United Kingdom.
SNG-B BlSe# 248
Martin Jessop Price; 1993. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum (Great Britain) / Volume 9.1. The British Museum. Part 1 : The Black Sea. British Museum Press, London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

Two facing male heads, shown tête-bêche with the left head inverted.

Reverse

Sea eagle standing left on dolphin; below, monogram of AΠ.

Lettering: ΙΣΤΡΙΗ

Mint

Istrus, Moesia, Romania

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ND (313 BC - 280 BC) 

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold Drachm
Nomos AG
Auction 21
Lot 98
Internet Archive
Nov 21, 2020 XF USD 1 120.92
(CHF 1 028.50)
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold Drachm
Nomos AG
obolos 18
Lot 102
Internet Archive
Feb 21, 2021 VF USD 516.59
(CHF 474.00)
(incl. buyer's premium)

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