Copper Coin of Dioscurias, Colchis

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Tedo Dundua
by geonumismatics.tsu.ge
published on 20 February 2018
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Copper.
The weight range: chalkos e.g. – 1,3-3,1 gr., dichalkon e.g. – 3,7-5 gr., tetrachalkon e.g. – 6,1 gr. d≈14 mm.

Obverse: Caps of Dioscuri, surmounted by six, or eight-pointed stars.

Reverse: Thyrsos of Dionysus, i.e. of Mithridates Eupator in the center of the coin, the Greek three-line legend on both sides ΔΙΟΣ/ΚΟΥΡΙΑ/ΔΟΣ.

Mint: Dioscurias.
Nominal: Chalkos e.g. – 1,3-3,1 gr., dichalkon e.g. – 3,7-5 gr., tetrachalkon ex. – 6,1 gr.
Date: The verge of the 2nd-1st cc. BCE.

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