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Didrachm of Ephesos with bust of Artemis, struck under Alexandros

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Obverse: Head of Artemis with stephane to right, bow, quiver, and garment at neck. Reverse: Forepart of stag kneeling on right knee to right, head to 1eft. At right, above, a flower. At sides, [inscription] at left [inscription]. (see media screen for inscriptions in Greek)


By date unknown: Mrs. H. M. Sears Collection; loaned to MFA by Mrs. H. M. Sears, January 25, 1897; by date unknown: Herbert M. Sears Collection; gift of Herbert M. Sears to MFA, August 12, 1937

Credit Line

Gift of Herbert M. Sears

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 258–202 B.C.


Ephesos, Ionia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1829.


Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 6.40 gm.

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The Ancient World


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