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Coin of Apameia with turreted head of Artemis, struck under Attalos and Bianoros

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Obverse: Turreted head of Artemis to right, with bow and quiver behind her shoulder. Reverse: Marsyas advancing to right, playing double flute. Cloak flying behind. Maeander below. Inscriptions in Greek at right and left.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 8); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Late Hellenistic Period, 57–53 B.C.

Mint

Apameia, Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 5.91 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.796

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins