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Hemidrachm of Thracian Chersonesos with forepart of lion

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Obverse: Forepart of lion right with head turned back, jaws open, and paws raised. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square; alternate depressions deeper and containing a pellet.

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Greek, Classical Period, After 465 B.C.

Mint

Kardia (?), Thracian Chersonesos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0849.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 2.39 gm.

Accession Number

18.672

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins