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Home > Catalog > |Greek Coins| > |Geographic - All Periods| > |Anatolia| > |Caria| > |Kasolaba| > GA30500
Kasolaba, Caria, c. 410 - 390 B.C.
One of the letters on most example of this type or is only known in the Karian script but determining the mint city within Karia is less certain. The most current interpretation of the inscriptions and some recorded provenances support Kasolaba, a city which is mentioned in the Athenian Tribute Lists but whose precise location is uncertain.
GA30500. Silver hemiobol, Konuk Kasolaba 9, cf. SNG Tübingen 3320, Troxell Carians 9B, VF, toned, crowded flan, Kasolaba mint, weight 0.368g, maximum diameter 7.3mm, die axis 0o, c. 410 - 390 B.C.; obverse head of ram right, A(?) below; reverse young male head right, Carian ethnic abbreviation: A - divided low across field, within a shallow round incuse; SOLD










REFERENCES|

Adiego, I.-J. The Carian Language. (Leiden-Boston, 2006).
Babelon, E. Traité des Monnaies Grecques et Romaines. (Paris, 1901-1932).
Klein, D. Sammlung von griechischen Kleinsilbermünzen und Bronzen. Nomismata 3. (Milano, 1999).
Konuk, K. "Kasolaba, a new mint in Karia?" in Kermatia Philias (2009).
Konuk, K. "The Coinage of the Hekatomnids of Caria" in D. Phil. diss. University of Oxford (1998), p. 31-34.
Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Deutschland, Münzsammlung Universität Tübingen, Part 5: Karien und Lydien. (Berlin, 1994).
Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Finland, The Erkki Keckman Collection in the Skopbank, Helsinki, Part 1: Karia. (Helsinki, 1994).
Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Turkey 1: The Muharrem Kayhan Collection.
Troxell, H. "Carians in Miniature" in Houghton, A., et al. Studies in Honor of Leo Mildenberg. (Wettern, 1984), pp. 248 - 257, pl. 40.

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