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Coin of Argos with head of wolf

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Obverse: Wolf's head left. Reverse: Large letter: A. Below, helmet. (See media screen for inscription.)

Provenance

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.

Mint

Argos, Argolis (Peloponnesos)

Dimensions

Diameter: 13.5 mm. Weight: 2.47 gm. Die Axis: 8

Accession Number

65.763

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins