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Coin of Mesembria with helmet

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Obverse: Helmet to right. Reverse: Shield. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1998: with Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., P.O. Box 479, Lancaster, Pa. 17608, Auction 45, Mail Bid Sale, March 18, 1998, lot 243; purchased by MFA from Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., April 22, 1998.

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph H. Clark, by exchange

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 250–200 B.C.

Mint

Mesembria, Thrace

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 6.02 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1998.55

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins