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Coin of Rhegion with head of Artemis

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Obverse: Head of Artemis wearing stephane right. Bow and quiver over shoulder (?). Reverse: Lyre with five strings. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscription)


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, Hellenistic Period, about 270–203 B.C.


Rhegion, Bruttium


Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 7.91 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


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