The Ancient Coinage of Dikaia

Listed by Moushmov Number

Including additional items for this online edition, with numbers in italics.

See also the Dikaia page on with numerous examples not linked to this page.
DIKAIA (580 – 480 B.C.) (close to Abdera, now Yakbeli?)

Autonomous silver coins.

3816 No legend, Woman’s head right or left. Rev. : ΞIKA or ΞIK. bull's head right within incuse square. 15 mm.
3817 Bearded head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress. Rev. : Quadripartite incuse square. 18 mm. Table LII 1.
3818 Same type, but smaller. 10 mm. Table LII 30.
3819 Same type, but larger. 24 mm. Table LII 4.
Thrace, Dikaia AR Distater. Circa 490-480 BC. Head of Herakles right, in lion's skin headdress / rough quadripartite incuse square. Schönert-Geiss 2v, May 14-16.TextImage
3820Head of Herakles right, in lion's skin headdress. Rev. : Bull's head right within incuse square. 17 mm. Table LII 2.
3821 Head of Herakles right, in lion's skin headdress, Ξ before head. Rev. : ΞIKAI (retrograde). Rooster right within incuse square. 14 mm.
3822 Head of Herakles right, in lion's skin headdress. Rev. : ΞIK, Bull's head right. 17 mm. Table LII 3.

Autonomous bronze coins.

Imhoof MG 54Dikaia, AE9. Helmeted head of Athena right/Δ-I, bull's head facing. Imhoof MG 54; Traité II-4, 932
Imhoof MG 55Dikaia, Thrace. AE16. Head of Demeter or Kore right, wreathed with corn and wearing necklace and earrings. / ΔIKAIOΠOΛ, bull walking right. Traité II-4, 933; Imhoof MG 55 (citing Munich); Mionnet Supp. II, 603.
Sinope Museum 3.84.70Dikaia, Thrace. AE10. 0.55 g. Female head right, wreathed with corn. / ΔIKAI, bull's head and neck right. Sinope inv. no. Sinope Museum 3.84.70. (no. 14 in "A Collection of Ancient Coins mostly Acquired in the Hellespont Area")
Unpub. Dikaia, Thrace. AE12. Circa 3rd Century BC. 1.82 gr. Horned male head left / Δ[I]K-AIO, bull's head left. Apparently unpublished. Sold by CNG, auction 33, lot 63373. (see image on wildwinds Dikaia page).

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See also "The Coinage of Dikaia by Abdera" by J.M.F. May in Numismatic Chronicla, 7th Series, Vol. V, 1965, which lists all types and all denominations known to that time, with two plates.