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Coin of Cherronesos with Artemis and stag, struck under [K]lemytad[o...]

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Obverse: Artemis to left kneels on prostrate stag which she pierces with spear. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Bull to left, butting, stands on horizontal club. Below, quiver and strap, between which and club, inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

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, Hellenistic Period, about 300 B.C.

Mint

Cherronesos, Tauric Chersonesos

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 6.56 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

65.713

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins