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Coin of Megalopolis with head of Pan

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Obverse: Head of young Pan right, with goat's horns. Reverse: Syrinx. (See media screen for monogram on the reverse.)

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 Early Hellenistic Period, about 363–280 B.C.

Mint

Megalopolis, Arkadia (Peloponnesos)

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 4.61 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

65.762

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins