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Coin of Tripolis with bust of Artemis

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Obverse: Bust of Artemis to left, quiver over shoulder. At left, bow. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Apollo standing, head to left, holds bow in left hand, branch in right. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, 2nd century A.D.

Mint

Tripolis, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 6.72 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

63.1124

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins