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ID:     76000190
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     SKYTHIA
City:     Geto-Dacians
Issuer:     Koson
Date Ruled:     Mid 1st century BC BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Drachm
Weight:     4.08 g
Die Axis:     9 h
Obverse Description:     Draped bust of Artemis right; three pellets behind; all within the center of a Macedonian shield
Reverse Description:     Club; KOSON above, DROUEIS below; all within oak wreath; thunderbolt to left
Primary Reference:     New York Sale IX, lot 66
Reference2:     otherwise unpublished
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=107865
Grade:     Good VF, iridescent toning.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 76, Lot: 190 As with his gold staters, Koson is copying the types used on another coinage, here the tetradrachms of the Macedonian First Meris. The meaning of the lower legend on the reverse is unknown.