Copper Coins Struck in Vani (Colchis)

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Tedo Dundua
by geonumismatics.tsu.ge
published on 28 February 2018
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Copper.
The weights range: hemichalkon – 0,8 gr.-1,1 gr., chalkos – 1,2 gr.-2,1 gr. d=12-13/14-15 mm. for hemichalkon, d=11/13-16 mm. for chalkos.

Obverse: Stylized effigy of lotus – Isis’ decoration.

Reverse: Eight-pointed star (in combination with the effigy of the Moon, it was the dynastic symbol of the Mithridatids).

Mint: Vani (?).
Nominal: Hemichalkon– the weights range from 0,8 to 1,1 gr., chalkos– the weights range from 1,2 to 2,1 gr.
Date: 85-84 BCE.

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