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ID number:  BIRBI-G0024
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Istros
Denomination:  Drachm
Place made:  Histria
Culture:  Greek
Date made:  400 BC-350 BC
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.80
Weight (g):  5.86
Axis (degrees):  90.00
Provenance:  Bt F. Sternberg sale, Zürich, 19.xi.1990, through P. D. Whitting Fund (PDWF no. 4).
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Description:  Obverse: two young male heads facing, side by side, one upright and other inverted. Reverse: sea eagle stg. l. on dolphin l., attacking it with its beak

Inscriptions:  Reverse: IΣTPIH (Istria)

Bibliography:  Seaby 1670

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