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CITY AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
AMNG 48 Abdera, Thrace AR Stater. Magistrate Hegesippos. Griffin leaping left, spray of laurel below / EΠ HΓHΣIΠΠO around quadripartite square, in a square frame. AMNG 48; May 171-173; McClean 4002; Boston 751-752; Warren 440-441. TextFull Size
AMNG 181Thrace. Abdera. AE16, ca. 385-347 BC. Magistrate Hermostratos. 5.59 g. ABΔHΡITΩN, griffin springing left. / EΠI EΡMOΣTΡATOY, laureate head of Apollo right within linear square. AMNG 181; BMC 89.TextFull Size
AMNG 217Abdera, Thrace, AE15. 352-323 BC. 3.00 g. Magistrate Hermon.. EΡM(ΩN), Griffin sitting right on club, star above / ABΔ-HΡI-TE-ΩN around laureate head of Apollo right within linear square. AMNG 217; BMC 81; Pembroke Coll. Sale 618.TextFull Size
Antiquities V1128Abdera, Thrace, AE18, ca. 360 BC. Trichalkon, Magistrate Hermostrates. 6.32 g. ABΔHΡITΩN, Griffin crouching left. / EΠI EΡMOΣTΡATOY, laureate head of Apollo right in shallow incuse. Var of BMC 89; AMNG 181; Moushmov 2463, all of which have the reverse image in a linear square border. Antiquities.org item V1128.TextFull Size
Ashton 2 Abdera, Thrace AR Octodrachm. Ca 500-480 BC. ABΔH, griffin sitting left, raising right foreleg / Quadripartite incuse with raised, granulated mound in each quarter. TextFull Size
Berlin 124Abdera ca.385 - 375 B.C. AE 17, 3.84 g. Griffin sitting right, star above / ABΔ-HΡI-TE-ΩN around head of Hermes right, wearing petasos, within linear square. Berlin I, 124 TextFull Size
BMC 38AR Tetrobol, Abdera, Thrace. 2.91g; 17mm, 411-388 BC. Griffin sitting left, one paw raised / KΛEA-N-TI-ΔHΣ around bull's head with tanaia, facing three-quarters right, all within incuse square. Berlin I, 41; BMC 38.TextFull Size
BMC 44Abdera, Thrace, AR tetrobol, 15mm, 2.25 g. ca. 411-385 BC. ABΔH above griffin rearing left with both paws raised / NYM-ΦA-ΓOΡ-HΣ, dolphin swimming downwards within lined square, all within incuse square. BMC 44; May 389.TextFull Size
BMC 81Abdera, Thrace. AE15. Magistrate Ermo. 400-350 BC. Griffin crouching right, EΡMO below. Rev: ABΔ-HΡI-TE-ΩN around the four sides of a linear square with the head of Apollo right. AMNG II, 2317; BMC 81.TextFull Size
BMC 85Abdera, Thrace. ca 425-352 BC. AE 10mm. Griffin sitting left / EΠI ΔIONYΣAΔOΣ, quartered square with four pellets. SNG Copenhagen 371v. TextFull Size
CNG 58-351Abdera. Circa 540/35-520/15 BC. AR Hemidrachm (1.61 gm). Griffin’s head left / Quadripartite incuse square. TextFull Size
CNG 58, 352Abdera. c540/35-520/15 BC. AR Hemiobol. Griffin’s head left / Quadripartite incuse square. TextFull Size
CNG 68,230Abdera, Thrace, AR Didrachm. Griffin sitting left, raising paw / Quadripartite incuse square. Not in standard catalogs. Text
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CNG 795316Abdera. Ca 480-473/0 BC. AR Drachm (15mm, 3.13 g). Hegesip-, magistrate. H-ΓEΣIΠ, Griffin (type B) sitting left, raising right forepaw / Quadripartite incuse square. Unpublished with this magistrate's name.TextFull Size
May 8 Abdera, Thrace AR Tetradrachm. Circa 540/35-520/15 BC. Griffin sitting left / Quadripartite incuse square. TextFull Size
May 14 Abdera, Thrace. Circa 530-500 BC. AR Oktadrachm. Griffin sitting left, right forepaw raised; pellets flanking, rosette to left / Rough quadripartite incuse square. May 14/1. TextFull Size
May 17v Abdera, Thrace. Circa 530-500 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Griffin sitting left / Rough quadripartite incuse square. TextFull Size
May 20cf Abdera, Thrace. c540/35-520/15 BC. AR Drachm. Griffin sitting left, raising paw / Quadripartite incuse square. TextFull Size
May 36v Abdera, Thrace. Circa 500-480 BC. AR Oktadrachm. M-, magistrate. Griffin sitting left, right forepaw raised; M to left / Rough quadripartite incuse square. Rosen 129. TextFull Size
May 38 Abdera, Thrace, AR Octadrachm. Circa 500-480 BC. Griffin sitting left, right paw raised; grape bunch of grapes and Δ before / quadripartite incuse square. TextFull Size
May 44Abdera, Thrace, AR octadrachm, Period II, ca. 520-492 BC. 2.5cm, 29.5 gr. Griffin sitting left, AB beneath raised forepaw, dot at upper left, dot below / Quadripartite incuse square. May 44.TextFull Size
May 48 Abdera, Thrace. AR Oktadrachm. Ca 520-492 BC, Period II. Magistrate Er.. EΠ, Griffin sitting left, right foreleg raised. / Quadripartite incuse square. May 48; SNG Lockett 1109; SNG Spencer-Churchill 96. TextFull Size
May 51 Abdera, Thrace. AR Oktadrachm, ca. 500-480 BC. 29.96 g. Magistrate Arch.. AΡX, Griffin sitting left on base, right leg raised. / Quadripartite incuse square. May 51; Dewing 1250.TextFull Size
May 52Abdera, Thrace. AR Oktodrachm, ca 520-492 BC. Magistrate Anti... 29.6 g. ANTI, griffin, with curved wing, raising its right foreleg, sitting left on a decorated base, a large dot in the right and left fields. / No legend, quadripartite incuse square. May 52; Boston 745; Warren 434; AMNG II, 2; Prospero 218.TextFull Size
May 60Abdera, Thrace. AR Tetradrachm, ca 492-473 BC. Magistrate Asga... 14.8 g. AΣΓ-A, griffin springing left with both forelegs raised. / Quadripartite incuse square. May 60; Hunter 2; AMNG II, 17; Prospero 219.TextFull Size
May 80 Abdera, Thrace. Circa 492-473/0 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Ia-, magistrate. Griffin springing left; skyphos below, EΠI IA around / Quadripartite incuse square. BMC 8. TextFull Size
May 80 varAbdera. Ca 480-473/0 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 14.14 g). Aianti-, magistrate. Griffin sitting left, raising forepaws; kylix above, AIANTI below / Quadripartite incuse square. May, Abdera 80 var. (magistrate's name); SNG Lockett 1115 var. (ditto); Jameson 2456 var. (ditto); Pozzi 1068 var. (ditto). Unpublished with long form of the magistrate's name.TextFull Size
May 95e Abdera, Thrace AR Drachm. Ca 475-455 BC. Griffin sitting left, raising right foreleg, magistrate's initials Δ-E-O in field / Shallow quadripartite incuse. TextFull Size
May 104 Abdera, Thrace AR Tetradrachm. ca 492-473/0 BC. Herak-, magistrate. Griffin springing left; cicada below, HΡAK around / Quadripartite incuse square. Jameson 1997. TextFull Size
May 120 Abdera, Thrace. Circa 473-448 BC. AR Obol. Griffin sitting left, raising right foreleg / Rough incuse square. TextFull Size
May 142Abdera, Thrace. AR Tetradrachm, 450-425 BC. Magistrate Kallidamas; 15.05 g. KA-Λ-ΛIΔ-AMA-Σ, Griffin sitting left on tunny fish, front right leg raised. / ABΔ-HΡ-ITE-ΩN around linear square divided into four sections. May 142f (this coin); Weber 2375 (ditto); Nanteuil 703; SNG Davis 113.TextFull Size
May 146Abdera, Thrace. AR Tetradrachm, 450-425 BC. Magistrate Kallidamas; 14.4 g. KA-ΛΛ-IΔA-MAΣ, Griffin sitting left on tunny fish, front right leg raised. / ABΔ-HΡ-ITE-ΩN around linear square divided into four sections. May 146; AMNG II 61; BMC 20.TextFull Size
May 147 Abdera, Thrace AR Tetradrachm. Circa 460-440 BC. Magistrate Kallidamas. Griffin sitting left on tunny fish, right paw raised; KA-ΛΛ-IΔA-MAΣ / ABΔ-HΡ-ITE-ΩN, raised, outlined quadripartite square; all within larger incuse square. May 147; Boston 755; Warren 443; de Hirsch 879. TextFull Size
May 182Abdera, Thrace. AR Tetradrachm, ca 473-449 BC. Magistrate Mandronaktos. 15.07 g. Griffin walking left, wings and right foreleg raised, star of eight rays to left. / EΠI MA-NΔΡO-NAK-TOΣ around a raised square divided by lines into quarters, all within an incuse square. May 182 (this coin); Nomisma III, pl. 2, 5 (ditto); AMNG II, 54/2, pl. II, 15 (ditto); Rhousopoulos 516; Prospero 221.TextFull Size
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May 191 Abdera, Thrace. Circa 473-448 BC. AR Obol. Griffin sitting left, raising right foreleg / Rough incuse square. TextFull Size
May 218Abdera, Thrace, AR tetradrachm, 14.17 g. 439-410 BC. Griffin leaping left / AΘENAIOΣ, Dionysos standing left, holding kantharos and pine staff, all within linear square. AMNG 65; May 218; Bernhart 424 corr. (attributes); Imhoof MG 4.TextFull Size
May 222Abdera, Thrace, AR tetradrachm. Ca 439-410 BC. 14.41 g. Magistrate Anaxipolis. Griffin leaping left / ANAΞIΠOΛIΣ around Dionysos walking left, holding kantharos. May, Abdera 222; De Luynes 1750.TextFull Size
May 265 var Abdera, Thrace. AE 15mm. Ca 411-385 BC. Magistrate Hermaxos. Griffin springing left / EΠ OΡMAXO, Head of Apollo right within linear square. May 265-267 var (no linear square).TextFull Size
May 273Abdera, Thrace. AR stater, ca 411-385 BC. Magistrate Heragores. 12.84 g. Griffin crouching left, both forelegs raised. / HΡAΓOΡHΣ, head of Jason or Hermes right, wearing a petasos, within shallow incuse. May 273; AMNG II, 94; Prospero 222.TextFull Size
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May 279 Abdera, Thrace. Circa 411-385 BC. AR Tetrobol, 2.79 g. magistrate Erophaneos. Griffin springing left / EΠI HΡOΦANEOΣ, Head of Hermes left, wearing petasos. May 279; BMC 41. TextFull Size
May 280 Abdera, Thrace. Circa 411-385 BC. AR Tetrobol. Griffin springing left, ABΔ beneath wing. / EΠI-HΡ]O-ΦAN-EOΣ, head of Hermes left, wearing petasos, caduceus before; all within linear square. May 280; Boston 766; Warren 456; Weber 2381.TextFull Size
May 292Abdera, Thrace. AR stater, ca 411-385 BC. Magistrate Dionysas. 12.78 g. Griffin crouching left, both forelegs raised. / ΔIONYΣAΣ, head of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy, within shallow incuse. May 292; Robinson 2 in NC 1934; Prospero 223.TextFull Size
May 308 Abdera, Thrace. AR Diobol. 411-385 BC. Seated Griffin left / Head of bull left in shallow incuse square. TextFull Size
May 309cf Abdera, Thrace. ca 411-385 BC. AE 13mm. Griffin sitting left / KΛEAIN-ETIΔΣi, mask of Pan right. SNGCop 369v. TextFull Size
May 313 Abdera, Thrace. AR stater, ca 411-385 BC. Magistrate Molpagoras. 12.9 g. ABΔHΡITEΩN, griffin sitting left, right foreleg raised. / EΠI MOΛΠAΓOΡEΩ, girl or Maenad dancing right, wearing a short chiton and polos, raising her left arm, all within a shallow incuse square. May 313; Babelon, Traité II-2, 1366; AMNG II 100; Prospero 224.TextFull Size
May 314 Abdera, Thrace AR Stater. ca 411-376 BC. ABΔHΡITEΩN, Griffin sitting left with raised far foreleg / EΠI MOΣ ΠAΓOΡE, dancing girl in tall circular headdress and short chiton, executing the molpe: she stands left on tiptoe, raising her right hand; all in shallow incuse square. TextFull Size
May 327Abdera. Ca 415/3-395 BC. AR Tetrobol (15mm, 2.78 g). Magistrate Protes. Griffin springing left / Head of Dionysos left within square; ΠΡ-Ω-TH-Σ around. May, Abdera 327; SNG Copenhagen 334.TextFull Size
May 329 Abdera, Thrace. 411-386 BC. AR Tetrobol, 2.73 g. Magistrate Protes. Griffin springing left / ΠΡΩTHΣ, Laureate head of Apollo left in linear square. McClean 4019. TextFull Size
May 331 Abdera, Thrace. Ca 411-385 BC. AR Tetrobol. Magistrate Protes. Griffin springing left / Head of Apollo left within linear square; ivy leaf. TextFull Size
May 333 Abdera, Thrace AR Tetrobol. Magistrate Protes. Ca 400-375 BC. Griffin springing left / ΠΡΩTHΣ, laureate head of Apollo left; grain of corn behind. May 333; McClean 4020.TextFull Size
May 335 Abdera, Thrace. Ca 410-385 BC. Magistrate Protes. AR Diobol. Griffin springing left / ΠΡΩTHΣ, Bull's head left within shallow incuse. TextFull Size
May 338Abdera, Thrace. AR diobol. ca. 395-360 BC. 12 mm, 1.25 g. Magistrate Protes. Griffin springing left. / ΠΡΩTHΣ, Bull's head within shallow incuse square. May 338; AMNG II 129; SNG Cop 345.TextFull Size
May 343Abdera, Thrace. Ca 411-386 BC. AR Stater, 22mm, 12.83 g. Magistrate Promethides. [A]B?HΡITE, griffin alighting left / Dolphin diagonally downward in linear square; ΠΡO-MH-ΘIΔ-HΣ in linear square around; all within shallow incuse square. May, Abdera 343; Jameson 1036.TextFull Size
May 343 varAbdera, Thrace. Ca 411-386 BC. AR Stater, 22mm, 12.88 g. Magistrate Promethides. Griffin leaping left / ΠΡO-MH-ΘIΔ-HΣ around dolphin diagonally downward in linear square; in linear square around; all within shallow incuse square. May 343 var (no city name on obv); Prospero 225.TextFull Size
May 349Abdera, Thrace. AR Tetradrachm. 367 BC. Magistrate Apollados. Griffin sitting left, preparing to spring / EΠI AΠOΛΛAΔOΣ, Apollo standing left, holding Nike running left in right hand, long laurel branch in left. May 349.TextFull Size
May 356 Abdera, Thrace. Ca 411-385 BC. AR Tetrobol. Griffin left; ABΔ beneath wing / EΠI ΠΡΩTEΩ Three grain-ears within linear square. May 356; BMC 45; Mionnet I, 8; SNG Cop 340. TextFull Size
May 360 Abdera, Thrace AR Tetrobol. Magistrate Proteos. Ca 411-385 BC. Griffin springing left, ABΔ beneath wing / EΠI ΠΡΩTEΩ, three sprouting grains of corn. May 360; Traité II-4, 1374; AMNG 124.TextFull Size
May 370 Abdera AR Hemidrachm. Griffin springing left / (...)TEΩ, three grain ears within linear square. May 370. TextFull Size
May 373Abdera, Thrace. AR Tetrobol, 2.80 gr, 15.16 mm. Magistrate Protes, 411-386 BC. ABΔ beneath wing of griffin springing left, both forelegs raised, the comb thin and spiky / EΠI Π-ΡΩT-(E)Ω, three stalks of grain, each separate, within linear border. May 373 (same reverse die); Traité 1374; BMC 45; Sear 1546.TextFull Size
May 377 Abdera, Thrace AR Tetrobol. Circa 411/0-385 BC. Nymphagores, magistrate. Griffin springing left / Dolphin downward to left in dotted square, NYM-ΦA-ΓOΡ-HΣ around; all within incuse square. SNG Cop 335, Jameson 1038. TextFull Size
May 379a Abdera, Thrace. Circa 411/0-385 BC. AR Tetrobol. Nymphagoras, magistrate. ABΔH, Griffin sitting left, preparing to spring / NYM-ΦA-ΓOΡ-AΣ, dolphin downward to left in dotted square; all within shallow incuse square. BMC 43.TextFull Size
May 382Abdera. Ca 415/3-395 BC. AR Tetrobol (15mm, 2.79 g). Nymphagores, magistrate. Griffin springing left / Dolphin left within beaded square; NYM-ΦA-ΓOΡ-HΣ around. May, Abdera 382; SNG Copenhagen 336.TextFull Size
May 398 varAbdera, Thrace, AR stater, ca 411-386 BC, 12.91 g. Griffin, with curved wings, crouching left, raising its right foreleg / EΠ AΡI-ΣTA-ΓOΡE-Ω, youthful Dionysos, holding kantharos and thyrsos, sitting left on a panther walking right, all within a shallow incuse square. May 398 var. (rev legend).TextFull Size
May 402 Abdera, Thrace AR Stater. ca 386–375 BC. ABΔH, winged griffin reclining left / Heracles advancing right, holding club in raised right hand and bow in extended left, left arm draped with lion skin, behind EΠI THΛEMAXO, all in shallow incuse square. May 402.TextFull Size
May 415 Abdera, Thrace, AR Drachm. ca 386-375 BC, Period VII, group CXIII. Griffin leaping left / MOΛ-ΠA-ΓO-ΡHΣ, wreathed head of Dionysos left, within linear square. TextFull Size
May 416 Abdera, Thrace. Circa 385-375 BC. AR Tetrobol. Molpagores, magistrate. Griffin sitting left, preparing to spring / MOΛ-ΠA-ΓO-ΡHΣ, head of young Dionysos left in linear square, in wreath of ivy; all within shallow incuse square. BMC 42. TextFull Size
May 429 Abdera, Thrace. Circa 385-375 BC. AR Tetrobol (2.82 gm). Griffin springing left / Kantharos in square. TextFull Size
May 432 Abdera, Thrace AR Tetrobol. ca 385-375 BC. ABΔ, griffin springing left / EΠI ΦIΛAIO, Hermes standing right; astragalos to right. SNG Lockett 1140, McClean 4023. TextFull Size
May 435 Abdera, Thrace AR Tetrobol. ca 385-375 BC. ABΔ, griffin springing left / EΠI ΦIΛAIO, Hermes standing right on rock, holding a bow; astragalos in right field. SNG Lockett 1140, McClean 4023. TextFull Size
May 439 Abdera, Thrace. Circa 385-375 BC. AR Drachm. Griffin springing left off Ionic capital; A[BΔ] behind / Kantharos and ivy-leaf within linear square; around, IΡOM NH MΩN;; all in incuse square. SNGCop 329. TextFull Size
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May 444 Abdera, Thrace. ~385-375 BC. AR Drachm. Griffin springing left off Ionic capital; ABD behind / Kantharos and ivy-leaf within linear square; around, IΡOM NH MΩN; all in incuse square. TextFull Size
May 446Abdera. Ca 385-375 BC. AR Tetrobol (14mm, 2.83 g). Pomnemonos, magistrate. Griffin springing left / Kantharos within linear square; EΠI ΠO-MNHM-ONOΣ around; all within shallow incuse square. May, Abdera 446; AMNG 124; SNG Copenhagen 340.TextFull Size
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May 447 Abdera, Thrace AR Tetradrachm. Circa 386-375 BC. ABΔH, Griffin sitting left, preparing to spring / EΠI ZHNΩNOΣ, Hermes, nude but for cloak, standing right, holding caduceus in right hand, left outstreched; kantharos to right. May 447, Weber 2378. TextFull Size
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May 449 Abdera, Thrace. Circa 385-375 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Kallianax, magistrate. ABΔHΡI, Griffin sitting left, preparing to spring / EΠI KA-Λ-ΛIA-NAKTOΣ, Apollo standing left, holding patera in extended right hand, laurel branch in left; below, stag standing left. AMNG II 97. TextFull Size
May 451 Abdera, Thrace. ca. 386-375 BC. AR Stater. Griffin / EΠI KAΛ ΛIA NAKTOΣ, Hermes and stag left. May 451 (A302/P358). Gulbenkian 449var. TextFull Size
May 453 Abdera, Thrace. Circa 385-375 BC. AR Tetrobol. Griffin springing left / Stag standing left; magistrate AΘHNHΣ, all within incuse square. SNG Cop 338. TextFull Size
May 458 Abdera, Thrace. Circa 385-375 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Polykrates, magistrate. ABΔHΡI, griffin lying left / ΠOΛYKΡATHΣ (Π retrograde), Artemis walking right, holding bow and arrow in her left hand, laurel branch in her right; below, stag standing right, nibbling on branch; all within shallow incuse square. BMC 52b. TextFull Size
May 460 Abdera, Thrace, AR Stater. Magistrate Polykrateos. Ca 375-366 BC. ABΔHΡI, griffin reclining left / EΠI ΠOΛYKΡA-TEOΣ around cult statue of Artemis facing, calathus on head, holding branch in right hand and bow in left, stag to left nibbling on branch, all in shallow incuse square. Jameson 2005. TextFull Size
May 543 Abdera, Thrace AR Tetradrachm. Magistrate Hipponaktos. Ca 365-345 BC. Griffin crouching left, preparing to spring, ABΔ TEΩN above and below / IΠΠΩ-NAKTOΣ, laureate head of Apollo right, shell below. TextFull Size
May 549Abdera, Thrace, tetradrachm. Magistrate Pythes. 365-345 BC. 21 mm, 9.8 g. ABΔHΡITEΩN above and beneath griffin recumbent left. / EΠI ΠY-ΘEΩ to right and left of laureate head of Apollo right. May 549.TextFull Size
May 550 Abdera, Thrace, AR drachm of international tetrobol standard, 365-350 BC. Magistrate Pythokleos. ABΔH-ΡITEΩN above and beneath griffin recumbent left / EΠI Π-YΘO-KΛ-EOΣ clockwise within linear border around head of Apollo right. May 550: AMNG Thrace 169; Wiczay 2250.TextFull Size
May 552 Abdera, Thrace. Ca 365/0-350/45 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Pythodoros, magistrate. ABΔH-ΡITEΩN, griffin lying left / EΠI ΠYΘOΔΩΡO, laureate head of Apollo right in linear frame; all within shallow incuse square. TextFull Size
May 552cf Abdera, Thrace AR Drachm. Circa 365-345 BC. Magistrate Pythodoros. Griffin springing left / EΠI ΠYΘO..., laureate head of Apollo right within square frame. TextFull Size
Mionnet I, 32Abdera, Thrace, 352-323 BC. AE15 mm, 3.26 gr. Magistrate Menan(dros?). MENAN, griffin recumbent right on club, star above / ABΔ-HΡI-TE-ΩN around linear square, within which is the head of Apollo right. Mionnet I, 32; BMC 83 var (MEN only); AMNG II 221; Sear Greece 1555.TextFull Size
Moushmov 2417 Abdera AR Hemidrachm. MOΛΠAΓ..., head of Dionysos left, wreathed in ivy, within square border / griffin springing left. TextFull Size
Moushmov 2435 Abdera, Thrace, AR Stater or Aegean standard Tetradrachm. Ca 410-385 BC. Griffin sitting left with right paw raised / EVA-ΓΩN to left and right of kantharos. TextFull Size
Moushmov 2441 varAbdera, Thrace, c. 411-385 BC. AE10mm, 0.95g. Griffin sitting left, right foreleg raised / EΠI ..BIO(K?) and thyrsos around lined square, with a dots in each section. May -; AMNG -; Moushmov 2441 var (magistrate).TextFull Size
Moushmov 2443 Abdera, Thrace AE14. 3rd century BC. ABΔIΡITEΩN, young male head in linear square / ΘEYΔE beneath griffin sitting right. TextFull Size
Moushmov 2456 Abdera, Thrace. ca 240-202 BC. AE 21mm. Laureate head of Apollo right / Griffin left; EΠI AΛEXANΔΡOY above, ABΔHΡITΩN below. SNG Evelpidis 887. TextFull Size
Moushmov 2463 Abdera, Thrace, AE18. 385-347 BC. EΠI EΡMOΣ TΡA TOY, head of Apollo right in square / ABΔIΡITΩN, griffin springing left. AMNG 181; May -. TextFull Size
SNG Cop 322Abdera, Thrace. ca 411-385 BC. AR Tetrobol. Griffin sitting left, raising right foreleg / ECE-KΡ-AT-HΣ around quadripartite square. May 320ff. TextFull Size
SNG Cop 336Abdera, Thrace. Circa 450-400 BC. AR Drachm. ABΔH, griffin leaping left / Dolphin in dotted square; magistrate Nymphagoras. Strack 118. TextFull Size
SNG Cop 338Abdera, Thrace. Circa 385-375 BC. AR Tetrobol. Griffin springing left / AΘHNHΣ, stag standing left, all within incuse square. TextFull Size
SNG Cop 357cfAbdera, Thrace AR Drachm of Persic standard. ca 450-352 BC. Griffin left / magistrate's name around head of Apollo right in square frame. TextFull Size
SNG Cop 360Abdera, Thrace, AR Drachm of Persic standard. ca 400-352 BC. Magistrate Homer. ABΔH-ΡITEΩN, griffin springing left / EΠI OMHΡOY, laureate head of Apollo right in linear square. TextFull Size
SNGCop 368Abdera, Thrace AE 10. Griffin left / grain ear. TextFull Size
Strack 216 Abdera, Thrace. c345-323 BC. AE 15mm. Griffin sitting right on club; magistrate Aristeos / Diademed male head (Apollo?) within square border. AMNG 216; SNG Cop 374var. TextFull Size
Svoronos 929Abdera, Thrace, AE19, 281-200 BC. 4.072 g, Head of Ptolemy III right / ABΔH-ΡITΩN, griffin recumbent left, (star and dot in left field). Svoronos 929, Lindgren 740 var (different portrait style), SNG Cop 380 var (ditto).TextFull Size
Sear 1342Thrace, Abdera. AR obol. ca 500-475 BC. 9 mm, 0.66 g. Griffin sitting left, front foreleg raised high. / Quadripartite incuse square. Sear SG 1342; May 57-58.TextFull Size
Sear 1531Abdera, Thrace, AR triobol, 480-465 BC, 1.48 g. Griffin sitting left, front right leg raised, curved wing. / Bulls head left with beaded truncation, within incuse. Sear SG 1531; May 114; McClean 3998.TextFull Size
Sear 1533Abdera, Thrace, AR obol, 0.63 g, 492-473 BC. Griffin seated left, paw raised. / Shallow quadripartite incuse square. Sear SG 1533; May 120; BMC 14.TextFull Size
Sear 1537Abdera, Thrace, AR triobol, 1.45 g, 473-448 BC. Griffin rearing left, curved wing. / Bull's head right in incuse square. Sear SG 1537; May 188; McClean 3997.TextFull Size
Sear 1542Abdera, Thrace, AR triobol, 1.15 g, 440-410 BC. Griffin sitting left, pointed wing, front right leg raised. / Bull’s head left within incuse. Sear SG 1542; May 244; BMC 50.TextFull Size
Sear 1546Abdera, Thrace. AR Tetrobol, 2.80 gr, 15.16 mm. Magistrate Protes, 411-386 BC. ABΔ beneath wing of griffin springing left, both forelegs raised, the comb thin and spiky / EΠI Π-ΡΩT-(E)Ω, three stalks of grain, each separate, within linear border. May 373 (same reverse die); Traité 1374; BMC 45; Sear 1546.TextImage
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Sear 1552Abdera, Thrace. AR Hemidrachm. Magistrate Phanos. ca 360-347 BC. 2.20 g. EΠI ΦA-NEΩ above and beneath griffin sitting left. / ABΔ-HΡI-TE-ΩN around linear square containing laureate head of Apollo right. Sear SG 1552; May 495; BMC 55.TextFull Size
Sear 1553Abdera, Thrace, AR Stater. Ca 360-347 BC. 10.62 g. ABΔH-ΡITEΩN above and beneath Griffin recumbent left, pointed wing. / EΠI IΠΠΩ-NAKTOΣ to right and left of laureate head of Apollo right, scallop shell below. Sear SG 1553; May 543; BMC 64; SNG Ashmolean 2506.TextFull Size
Sear 1554Abdera, Thrace, AR hemidrachm or tetrobol, Magistrate Dionysados. 2.67 g, 360-347 BC. ABΔHΡ-ITEΩN, above and beneath griffin recumbent left, pointed wing. / EΠI ΔIONYΣAΔOΣ around linear square containing laureate head of Apollo right. Sear SG 1554; May 536; BMC 72.TextFull Size
VESPASIAN
RPC 355Vespasian AE 16mm of Abdera, Thrace. Laureate head right / ABΔHΡEITAI, Nike standing left holding wreath and palm. SNG Cop 386, Moushmov 2468. TextImage
RPC 357Vespasian, AE of Abdera, Thrace. 7.63 g. AYTOKΡATOΡI OYEΣΠAΣIANΩ, laureate head right / ΔOMETIANΩ KAIΣAΡI ABΔHΡEITAI. Bare head of Domitian right. AMNG 247; RPC 357 corr; SNG Cop. 385; Varbanov 11.TextFull Size
TRAJAN
Moushmov 2471Trajan and Trajan Pater, AE of Abdera, Thrace. AD 98-117. 2.39 g. AYTO TΡAIANw KAICAΡI CEBACTw, laureate head of Trajan right / ΓEΡMA ΔAKIKw ABΔHΡEITAI, laureate head of Trajan Pater right. Moushmov 2471; Varbanov 20 (this coin); AMNG I, 250; SNG Italy 342; RPC III, 671.TextFull Size
HADRIAN
Strack 252Hadrian AE16 of Abdera, Thrace. AΔΡIANOC KAICAΡ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / IΛΘEΩ ΔI ABΔHΡITAI, llaureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Divus Trajan right. Strack, Thrakien, 252; Varbanov 21 (description corrected).TextFull Size
ANTONINUS PIUS
Varbanov 24Antoninus Pius, AE20 of Abdera, Thrace. AYT KAI ANTΩNEIN, laureate head right / ABΔHΡITEΩN, draped, male bust right, star in crescent behind. Varbanov 24; AMNG 24.TextFull Size
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