Thrace, Cherronesos Hemidrachm Good Fine

These silver coins come from the Greek colony of Cherronesos, on the present-day Gallipoli peninsula in Turkey. They were issued over the period from 400-350 B.C. to support trade with cities along the coast of the Black Sea. They feature the forepart of a lion on the obverse and on the reverse a four-part incuse square with various mintmark symbols. A striking coin and now nearly 2400 years old!
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SKU: SGM239-8154

Thrace, Cherronesos. Ca. 400-350 B.C. AR Hemidrachm. Forepart of lion R., head turned to look back / Quadripartite incuse square with various mintmarks. Fine. PHOTOGRAPH IS REPRESENTATIVE OF THE COIN SUPPLIED.