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Chalkon

Features

Country Birytis (Troas)
(Troas)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 350 BC - 300 AD
Value 1 chalkon = 1/8 obol = 1/48 drachm (1/48)
Composition Copper
Weight 0.84 g
Diameter 10 mm
Thickness 1.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References GCV# 4058
Greek Coins and Their Values
by David R. Sear
(Seaby)

Obverse

Head of Kabeiros left wearing pileus, no stars.

Reverse

B-I-P-Y divided by club, all within laurel wreath

Lettering: B-I-P-Y

Translation: B-I-P-Y no doubt stands for Birytis where they come from.

Edge

Smooth

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (350 BC - 300 AD)  22.71

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