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Coin of Perga with head of Artemis

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Obverse: Laureate head of Artemis right. Reverse: Artemis standing left, wreath in right hand, sceptre in left. Stag left at feet. Inscription in Greek left and right. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 2nd century B.C.

Mint

Perga, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 15.5 mm. Weight: 3.66 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1209

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins