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20as coin of Populonia with head of a gorgon

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Obverse: Head of Gorgon, bound with diadem. Below: X X. Reverse: Cuttlefish.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Bank Leu & Co., AG, Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; June 9, 1965: purchased by MFA from Bank Leu & C0., AG.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 211–206 B.C.

Mint

Populonia, Etruria

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 7.95 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

65.871

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins