Colchian II Type Silver Didrachm

Illustration

Tedo Dundua
by geonumismatics.tsu.ge
published on 15 February 2018

Silver. Weight: e.g. 9,6 gr., 9,9 gr., 10,4 gr. – Persian stater;
 e.g. 8,7 gr., 9,2 gr., – Attic didrachm.

d≈18/20-21/23 mm.



Obverse: Archaic female head to the right within the linear circle (the same as on the II type hemidrachm).



Reverse: Two identical archaic female heads facing each other each in quadratum incusum.

Mint: Phasis.
Nominal: Persian staters – e.g. 9,6 gr., 9,9 gr., 10,4 gr. Attic didrachms – e.g. 8,7 gr., 9,2 gr.
Date: 5th c. BCE.

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