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Istros, Thrace, c. 313 - 280 B.C.
The obverse type has been variously interpreted as representing the Dioscuri, the rising and setting sun, and the two branches of the river Danube. - Greek Coins and Their Values by David Sear.
SH21603. Silver drachm, Dima subgroup IV, 9, pl. XIV, 1 ff.; AMNG I/I 421; SNG BM 253 - 255; SNG Stancomb 149; BMC Thrace p. 25, 10, EF, Istros (near Istria, Romania) mint, weight 5.377g, maximum diameter 17.1mm, c. 313 - 280 B.C.; obverse two facing male heads, left head inverted; reverse IΣTPIH, sea-eagle grasping a dolphin with talons, ∆/I monogram (control) below; SOLD
Catalog current as of Friday, August 23, 2019.
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