I would like to share one of my favorite coins - Macedon-Thrace-Derrones

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by Topcat7, Nov 4, 2019.

  1. Topcat7

    Topcat7 Still Learning

    475-425 B.C. MACEDON - Thrace - Derrones - Hemi-obol c.450B.C.
    AR5.4 x 8.2mm., 0.17gm.
    Obv: Athena's head wearing Corinthian helmet, left.
    Rev: Empty Corinthian helmet, left.
    Ref. Svoronos Taf.II,15 (Rs.)
    Unpublished in the standard citation works.
    (ext. rare.)
    475-425 B.C. MACEDON - Thrace - Derrones - Hemi-obol 450B.C. (O).png
    Please share yours from this area/time.
     
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  3. Andres2

    Andres2 Well-Known Member

    Great picture Topcat !

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  4. Terence Cheesman

    Terence Cheesman Supporter! Supporter

    Dodekadrachm ? of the Derrones. Obv. Bearded man driving ox cart right (no chance of speeding ticket here) above Corinthian style helmet Rv. triskeles 35.51 grms 475-465 B.C. HGC 279 35 mm not including bump at right Derrones3.jpg
     
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  5. Alegandron

    Alegandron "ΤΩΙ ΚΡΑΤΙΣΤΩΙ..." ΜΕΓΑΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΣ, June 323 BCE Supporter

    GREAT coin and cool pic, @Topcat7 ! I like that broken coin...very nice.

    How 'bout this one:

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    THRACO-MAKEDON TRIBES- MYGDONES or KRESTONES 480-470 BCE AR Obol 0.79g 11mm Goat Quadripartite incuse square AMNG III 14
     
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