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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

Coin ID #10437

Pergamon (BC 450-400) Triobol

after 420 BC. AR Diobol (1.72g). Laureate head of Apollo right / Bearded head of satrap right, wearing Persian kyrbasia, ΠΕΡΓA to left, within incuse square. VF. Very rare.

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City/Mint name:Pergamon
Keywords:silver / classical
References:SNG France 1548
Valuation:Peus Auc. 403 (4/2011), lot 101 (EUR 1,000 ($1,459) + comm)
Photo courtesy of:Dr. Busso Peus Nachfolger -
Filesize:80 KiB
Date added:Apr 30, 2013
Dimensions:760 x 403 pixels
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Dimitry   [Apr 30, 2013 at 05:03 PM]
The weights of this and other examples indicate that they are 3 times the weight of the obols, and so should probably be deemed tribols, rathern than diobols.

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