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Coin of Klazomenai with head of Athena, struck under Metrodoros

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Obverse: Head of Athena right. Reverse: Ram recumbent right. Inscriptions 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, Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, about 387–300 B.C.

Mint

Klazomenai, Ionia

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 4.35 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.781

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins