Byzantion in Thrace. Silver Siglos. ca. 416 to 357 BC.

Ancient Coins - Byzantion in Thrace. Silver Siglos. ca. 416 to 357 BC.
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Denomination : Silver siglos or drachm.  Mint : Byzantion

Date : Sear dates this type without a monogram by the Bulls legs to between 416 to 357 BC, and those with a monogram or trident by the legs to 340 to 320 BC.  Other's list them all as 340 to 320 BC

Size : 16.3 x 18.0 mm.  Weight : 5.33 grams.

Reference : Sear-1579

Grade : gVF and very well centred on the obverse, but the incuse square is partly off the reverse.

Obverse : Cow walking left on a dolphin, with BU above (but on the coin the B is in an archaic form that looks more like UG monogram).

Reverse : Incuse mill-sail pattern, with pebbled surfaces inside the mill-sail.

Price SKU: vcoin1636
US$ 147.50
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