Euboia, Histiaia


Euboia, Histiaia

Silver tetrobol, 13 mm, 1.83 gm.
Obverse: ISTI-[AIEWN]
Wreathed head of Histiaia right.
Reverse: Nymph, Histiaia seated on galley right; trident below.

Ca. 396-146 BC.

The city of Histiaia, named after its patron nymph, commanded a large plain and harbor on the northern end of the island of Euboia. Its abundant silver mines produced a large series of coinage beginning in the mid 4th century BC.

BCD 402, SNG Copenhagen 527.

Inv#: 5006


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