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Didrachm of Kalymna with head of warrior

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Obverse: Head of a young warrior to r. in a crested Attic helmet with cheek-piece down. Reverse: Seven-stringed lyre. Below, [inscription]. Beaded square border. [see media screen for Greek inscription]

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 3rd century B.C.

Mint

Kalymna, Caria (Islands off)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2009.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 6.48 gm.

Accession Number

97.411

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins