Ancient Coinage of Paphlagonia, Sesamos

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RecGen 1Sesamos, Paphlagonia. AR Drachm, 330-300 BC. 3.50 g. Laureate head of Zeus left / ΣHΣAMH, wreathed head of Demeter left, wearing earring and necklace, anchor above. RecGen 1; Hoover HGC 376; Winterthur 2400; Jameson 2547; Sear SG 3683.TextImage
RecGen 2Sesamos, Paphlagonia, AR diobol or hemidrachm, 14 mm, 1.65 g. 400-300 BC. Laureate head of Zeus left. / ΣHΣAMH, head of Demeter left, wreathed with corn, wearing earring and necklace. RecGen 2; Waddington 163; Paris F1156; Sear SG 3684.TextImage
RecGen 3Sesamos, Paphlagonia. AE, 340-330 BC. 3.33 g. Laureate head of Zeus left / ΣH-ΣA, wreathed head of Demeter left, wearing earring and necklace; A before head. RecGen 3; Hoover HGC 379; SNG vA 195; Imhoof 19 in NZ VII.TextImage
RecGen 5-6Sesamos, Paphlagonia, AE15. 400-300 BC. Laureate head of Apollo left. / ΣH-ΣA, kantharos, bunch of grapes above. RecGen 5-6; Paris 643; Sear SG 3686.TextImage
SNG BMC 1328vSesamos, Paphlagonia AR Drachm. Circa 340-300 BC. Laureate head of Zeus left / ΣHΣAMH, wreathed head of Demeter left, in earring & necklace; A before. SNG BMC Black Sea 1328 var. (N on reverse); RecGen 4 var. (ditto); Hunter 234 (same reverse die).TextImage
Sear SG 3685Sesamos, Paphlagonia. Late 4th Century BC. AE 16mm. Laureate head of Zeus left / ΣH-ΣA, wreathed head of Demeter left, in looped earring & necklace. SNG BMC Black Sea 1356; SNG Stancomb 747; SNG von Aulock 194; RecGen 3; Sear SG 3685.TextImage
See also: Search for Sesamos at CoinArchives.com
Entry for Sesamos on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Sesamus in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum