DICAEA

(about 500 450 B.C.)

City on the Termaian bay, on the north of Potideia.

 

Autonomous coins.

 

6224. Cow standing right, with turned head, licking its right hindleg; above the cow sea swallow, and in the margin star eight-pointed.

Rev. : Octopus within incuse square. 32 mm.

6225. The same obverse.

Rev. : Incuse square divided into 4 parts. 14 mm. Table XLIX 21.

6226. Cow standing left, with turned head, scratching its muffle with the left hindleg; above its back swallow left; below star eight-pointed and the letters IΔ.

Rev. : Octopus within incuse square. 27 mm.

6227. ΔIKA. Cow standig right with turned head, licking its right hindleg.

Rev. : Incuse square divided into 4 parts. 14 mm. Table XLIX 20.

6228. Rooster right; above star in circle; in the margin, at right, a scroll.

Rev. : Octopus. 16 mm. Table XLIX 23.

There are some other variants without star.

6229. ΔIKA. Cow standig right with head up.

Rev. : The same. 12 mm. Table XLIX 22.

6230. Rooster right.

Rev. : ΔIKA on the edge of incuse square. 10 mm.

6231. ΔIKA. Rooster right.

Rev. : Animal with carapace (snail?) within incuse square. 11 mm.

There are some other variants.

6232. ΔI. Front part of running right ox.

Rev. : Octopus within incuse square. 9 mm.

 

Bronze.

6233. Athenas head right.

Rev. : ΔI. Oxs head opposite. 9 mm.

6234. Womans head (Kore?) right, with wreath of reed or wheat leafs, with earrings and necklace on the neck.

Rev. : ΔIKAI-OΠΟΛ. Ox standing right. 16 mm.