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Coin of Issa with head of youth

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Obverse: Laureate head of youth left. Reverse: Kantharos. Inscription in Greek (retrograde). (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 3rd–2nd century B.C.

Mint

Issa, Illyricum (Islands off)

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 3.15 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

65.551

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins