(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
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),
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 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e321910>
First published online: 2006
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