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   View Categories Home > Catalog > |Greek Coins| > |Geographic - All Periods| > |Macedonia| > |Roman Military Mint| > SH63496
Roman Macedonia, "Thasian" Type, c. 148 - 80 B.C.
|Roman| |Military| |Mint|, |Roman| |Macedonia,| |"Thasian"| |Type,| |c.| |148| |-| |80| |B.C.|, This monogram variation, similar to Prokopov's monogram 24, is apparently unrecognized. Perhaps it is an engraving error for that monogram. All four specimens known to Forum are from both the same obverse and reverse dies.
SH63496. Silver tetradrachm, Lukanc p. 79 & pl. 18, 128 (same dies); CNG eAuction 224, lot 64 (same dies); Prokopov Thasos, monogram 28, -; SNG Cop -; BMC Thrace -, VF, some dings and scratches, toned, Roman provincial or military mint, weight 16.533g, maximum diameter 33.9mm, die axis 0o, c. 148 - 80 B.C.; obverse head of Dionysos right, wearing taenia and wreathed in flowering ivy; reverse HPAKΛEOYΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ ΘAΣIΩN, Herakles standing half left, nude but for Nemean lion's skin on left arm, resting right hand on grounded club before him, left hand on hip, monogram inner left; very rare monogram; SOLD










REFERENCES|

Lukanc, I. Les imitations des monnaies d'Alexandre le grand et de Thasos. (Wetteren, 1996).
Prokopov, I. Der Silberprgung der Insel Thasos und die Tetradrachmen des 'thasischen Typs' vom 2.-1. Jahrhundert v.Chr. (Berlin, 2006).
Schnert-Geiss, E. Die Mnzprgung von Maroneia. (Berlin, 1987).
Sear, D. Greek Coins and Their Values, Volume 1: Europe. (London, 1978).
Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Denmark, The Royal Collection of Coins and Medals, Danish National Museum, Vol. 2: Macedonia and Thrace. (West Milford, NJ, 1982).
Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, France, Bibliothque National, Collection Jean et Marie Delepierre. (Paris, 1983).
Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Great Britain V, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, Part 3: Macedonia. (London, 1976).

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