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(only adjective δωδεκάδραχμος; dōdekádrachmos). Silver twelve drachmas coin that was minted in northern Greece in the Attic standard and in Ptolemaic Egypt and in Carthaginian Sicily with a weight of 44,3-45,5 g.

 Drachma;  Coinage, standards of


Schrötter, 150

M. N. Tod, Epigraphical Notes on Greek Coinage, in: NC 6.20, 1960, 1-24

G. K. Jenkins, Coins of Punic Sicily, in: SNR 57, 1978, 5-68, especially 36ff.

J. M. Jones, A dictionary of Ancient Greek coins, 1986, 81

O. Mørkholm, Early Hellenistic coinage, 1991, 106.

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Mlasowsky, Alexander (Hannover), “Dodekadrachmon”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 23 April 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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