Drachm

Features

Issuer Federal Coinage of Phokis
General Phalaikos
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 351 BC - 347 BC
Value 1 Drachm (1)
Currency Drachm
Composition Silver
Weight 4.8 g
Shape Round (irregular)
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 285153
Numista (https://numista.com)
References HGCS# 4, 1024,
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.
BCD Lokris# 325
Numismatica Ars Classica (editor); 8 October 2010. The BCD collection : Lokris - Phokis (Auction 55). Numismatica Ars Classica, Zürich, Switzerland.

Obverse

Head of Apollo, wreathed, to right, the hair rather loosely arranged and falling behind the neck in curls.

Reverse

Kithara, Φ and Ω to either side in small letters, all in laurel wreath tying below.
Varieties exist with four, six or seven strings on the kithara.

Lettering: Φ Ω

Mint

Delphi, Phocis, Greece

Comments

Struck from the Apollo's Delphic treasury and subject to remelting at the conclusion of the Third Sacred War.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (351 BC - 347 BC) 

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