NM·6.2

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Coin

Coin type

Coin type: double drachma, Lejeune A6, Arslan IV
Description: obverse: right-facing female head with ivy crown (?) and earring, reverse: right-facing stag, vertical separation line, and legend
Material (main component): silver
Material composition: unspecified silver alloy
Average diameter: 19.6 mm1.96 cm
0.772 in
Average thickness: unknown
Average weight: 7.20 g0.0072 kg
0.0159 lb
Workmanship: struck"struck" is not in the list (carved, pecked, chased, scratched, scratched into leather-hard clay, painted, cast, unidentifiable, unknown, impressed into leather-hard clay, ...) of allowed values for the "workmanship" property.

Archaeological culture: unknown
Date: (first half of) 4th century BC
Date derived from: unknown

Number of known pieces: 1
Area of circulation: "Padanian" region, Alpine region (Arslan)
Mint / Main site: unknown
Coordinates (approx.): none

Coin legend

Idealised transliteration: ]eχeθ̣[ 
Idealised original script: unknown
Position: back, right area"right area" is not in the list (front, back, left-hand side, right-hand side, centre, top, bottom, neck, shoulder, foot, ...) of allowed values for the "position" property.
Orientation: 90°
Direction of writing: unknown
Script: North Italic Script"North Italic Script" is not in the list (Greek script, Etruscan script, Latin script, North Italic script, Camunic script, none, unknown) of allowed values for the "script" property.
Letter height: 00 cm
0 in
Number of letters: 4
Number of words: 1
Number of lines: 1
Inscription type: minting authority
Language: Lepontic
Syntactic analysis: NP
Meaning: "Segetu" or "Segedu" (name?)

Alternative sigla: none

Sources: Lejeune 1971: 124-125 & 127
Arslan 2000: 226
Morandi 2004: 507-508 & 510 (fig. 5.1)

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Bibliography

Arslan 2000 Ermanno A. Arslan, "La monetazione con legende leponzie e la monetazione preromana dell'area leponzia e insubre", in: Raffaele C. De Marinis, Simonetta Biaggio Simona (eds), I leponti tra mito e realtà. Raccolta di saggi in occasione della mostra Locarno, Castello Visconteo - Casorella, 20 maggio - 3 dicembre 2000, Verbania: Armando Dadò Editore 2000, 223-233.
Lejeune 1971 Michel Lejeune, Lepontica, Paris: Société d'Édition "Les Belles Lettres" 1971. (Reprint of "Documents gaulois et para-gaulois de Cisalpine", Études Celtiques 12/2 [1970–1971], 357–500.)
Morandi 2004 Alessandro Morandi, Celti d'Italia. Tomo II: Epigrafia e lingua dei Celti d'Italia. A cura di Paola Piana Agostinetti [= Popoli e civiltà dell'Italia antica 12.2], Roma: Spazio Tre 2004.