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Coin of Argos with head of Hera

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Obverse: Head of Hera right. Stephane inscribed in Greek. Reverse: Athena, fighting left, holds raised spear and shield. (see media screen for Greek inscription)


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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Late Classical or Hellenistic Period, 350–228 B.C.


Argos, Argolis (Peloponnesos)


Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 3.38 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


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