NM·17

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Coin

Coin Type

Coin Type: drachma, Lejeune C2
Description: obverse: right facing male head; reverse: right-turned horse protome, underneath the legend
Material (main component): silver
Material Composition: unspecified silver alloy
Average Diameter:
Average Thickness:
Average Weight: 2.42 g0.00242 kg
0.00533519 lb
Workmanship:

Archaeological Culture: unknown
Date:
Date derived from:

Number of Known Pieces: 0
Area of Circulation: western Transalpine area between Rhône and the Alps
Mint / Main Site: unknown
Coordinates (approx.): none

Coin Legend

Idealised Transliteration: kasios 
Idealised Original Script: K4 dA dS dI dO2 dS s
Position: back, lower area
Orientation:
Direction of Writing: dextroverse
Script: North Italic Script
Letter Height: 0
Number of Letters: 6
Number of Words: 1
Number of Lines: 1
Inscription Type: minting authority
Language: unknown
Syntactic Analysis: unknown
Meaning: maybe name?

Alternative Sigla: Whatmough 1933 (PID): 332

Sources: Lejeune 1971: 131
Morandi 1982: 231

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Bibliography

Lejeune 1971 Michel Lejeune, Lepontica, Paris: Société d'Édition "Les Belles Lettres" 1971. (reprint of the article "Documents gaulois et para-gaulois de Cisalpine", Études Celtiques 12/2, 1970-1, pp. 357-500)
Morandi 1982 Alessandro Morandi, Epigrafia Italica, Roma: Bretschneider 1982.
Whatmough 1933 Joshua Whatmough, The Prae-Italic Dialects of Italy. Vol. 2, Part 3: The Raetic, Lepontic, Gallic, East-Italic, Messapic and Sicel inscriptions, Cambridge/Mass.: Harvard University Press 1933.
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