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    - ID: 696

    Submitter: IBSCCs Admin

    Added: 1999-05-12

    PHOKIS.
    Delphoi.

    AR-Tetradrachm, after 479 B. C.
    Av.: Two drinking vessels in the shape of ram`s heads, above, two dolphins.
    Rv.: “Coffered ceiling” decorated with dolphins.
    16,67 g.

    Ref.: cf. Kraay/Hirmer, Greek Coins (1966), pl. 146, 461, BoC 5, 1/2, 1980, p. 11.

    FAKE
    – Made in Yugoslavia. Note the bad style and above all the mistaken Attic weight: tridrachms of Delphoi are three Aeginatean drachms. The seven specimens in the Asyut hoard weigh between 18,01 and 18,58 g.