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Coin of Argos with head of Hera

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Obverse: Head of Hera right, wearing stephane wtih floral ornaments. Reverse: Pillar fountain (?). At right: palm. Inscriptions in Greek in field. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 228–146 B.C.


Argos, Argolis (Peloponnesos)


Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 4.10 gm. Die Axis: 5

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The Ancient World


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