Olbia in Thrace, bronze dolphin coin

Ancient Coins - Olbia in Thrace, bronze dolphin coin
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Thrace, Olbia.  4th to 5th century BC.

Denomination : Bronze Dolphin (the exact denomination is not known).

Reference : Sear Greek - 1684

Size : 23.6 x 10.4 mm. Weight : 2.06 grams. Grade : VF 

Shaped like Dolphins, there is no real doubt these cast bronzes were used as an early form of money.  This type has no inscriptions (there are some scarce types with moneyer's names on them) but there is no doubt the were issued from Olbia in Thrace.

Price SKU: vcoin264
US$ 47.00
  • € 40.48
  • £ 36.07
  • AUD 63.93
  • CHF 47.00
  • CAD 62.29

Rates for: 07/18/18

Ships from: Canada
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