diobol


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diobol

(daɪˈɒbəl)
n
(Currencies) (in ancient Greece) a coin worth two obols
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The silver coin shown here purports to be a diobol from Mesembria in Thrace dating from this period but is actually a fake - the obvious pitting indicates that this was cast rather than hammered as the original would have been.
Genuine Mesembrian diobols in good condition can sell for around PS100.
8) Item 238, an Alexandrian diobol, depicts on the obverse a youthful bare head and is described in the catalogue as follows: