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Coin of Amisos with head of Ares

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Obverse: Head of young Ares, in crested helmet, right. Reverse: Sword in sheath, with strap at right. Inscription in Greek in field, monogram in left field. (see media screen for Greek inscription and monogram)

Provenance

By 1963: with B. H. Kazandjian, 58 Langdon Avenue, Watertown, Mass.; purchased by MFA from B. H. Kazandjian, February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 120–63 B.C.

Mint

Amisos, Pontus

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 7.23 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.108

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins