Colchian Silver Tetradrachm

Illustration

Tedo Dundua
by geonumismatics.tsu.ge
published on 14 February 2018

Silver. Weight: sample of the Hague Museum – 10,40 gr., sample of the British Museum – 12,72 gr., sample of the Simon Janashia Museum of Georgia – 13 gr. The weights range from 10,40 to 13 gr. 

d≈22 mm.


Obverse: Exceptionally depicted lion’s head to the left/right.



Reverse: Winged Pegasus to the right in quadratum incusum.
Mint: Phasis.
Nominal: Tetradrachm; Milesian stater (13 gr.), Eginetan stater (12,72 gr.) and Persian stater (10,40 gr.).
Date: 6th-5th cc. B.C.

Museums:
British Museum
Simon Janashia Museum of Georgia

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