Colchian Type I Silver Didrachm

Illustration

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

Silver. Weight: 10 gr., 10,1 gr., 11,3 gr., 11,4 gr. – Persian stater; 7,9 gr., 8,1 gr., 8,6 gr., 8,6 gr., 9,4 gr. (?) – Attic didrachm.

 d= 17/20-20/21 mm.



Obverse: Lying hermaphrodite lion to the right/left with a head turned back.



Reverse: Kneeling female figure with a bull’s head to the right/left in quadratum incusum.

Mint: Phasis.
Nominal: Persian stater – 10 gr., 10,1 gr., 11,3 gr., 11,4 gr. Attic didrachm – 7,9 gr., 8,1 gr., 8,6 gr., 8,6 gr., 9,4 gr.
Date: 6th-5th cc. B.C.

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