Last Coin-------------------Next Coin

Area: Thrace: Chersonesos
Period: 480-350 BC
Denomination: AR half Drachm
Obverse: Forepart of lion right, looking back, paws raised.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, the alternate depressions deeper, with bee in one segment.
Reference: Similar GCV 1602-1606
Weight: 2.2 gms
Diameter: 13.5 mm


Thracian peninsula on the northern border of the Hellespont (today's Dardanelles), the strait leading from the Ęgean Sea to Propontis (today's Sea of Marmara) and the Euxine Pontus (today's Black Sea) - now called Gallipoli Peninsula.

Back to main page