kevikens Posted July 25, 2022 · Member Share Posted July 25, 2022 I have in my collection a small silver coin of the Lycian League, mid First Century BC weighing 1.93 grams. I am trying to determine what the denomination of this coin is. The same kind of coin is variously listed as a drachma or a hemi drachma depending on the source. Recently I found this coin mentioned in Metcalf's Oxford Handbook as having been issued on the quinarius standard, obviously what we think of as a Roman issue, though we usually think of their silver struck on a denarius standard. The coin is not a scarce one. I have it in my collection because I see it as a very attractive coin. I love the image of Apollo and his kithara on the reverse. It is, I believe, Sear 5295. I would just like to pin down what the denomination of the coin ought to be listed as. Any thoughts or references on its proper denomination greatly appreciated. 4 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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