Nikon (Person, Concept)

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Nikon (en)


Third magistrate attested in Athens in 127/126 BC [issue 38]. Again attested as third magistrate in 114/113 BC [issue 51]. Maybe from Philaidai (?): See M. Thompson, The New Style Silver Coinage of Athens (1961) nos. 429, 431-432 and nos. 658, 660 / issues 38 and 51, commentary on p. 577; C. Habicht, Zu den Münzmagistraten der Silberprägung des Neuen Stils, Chiron 21, 1991, p. 5 (127/126 and 114/113 BC); Prosopographia Attica 11096; P. M. Fraser – E. Matthews, A Lexicon of Greek Personal Names II Attica (1994) p. 341 s. v. Nikon, no. 20 (listed under Athens, no particular deme); W. Leschhorn, Lexikon der Aufschriften auf griechischen Münzen II (2009) p. 716 s. v. Nikon.

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