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Didrachm of Karystos with cow and calf

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Obverse: Cow right with head turned back suckling calf and licking it with her tongue, standing on exergue line. All within dotted circle. R/ Cock right. [inscriptions] (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1931: with Daniel Kellad, 183 Liberty Avenue, Jersey City, N.J.; purchased by MFA from Daniel Kellad, April 2, 1931 for $ 325.00 (this figure is the total price for 31.189 and 31.190)

Credit Line

William Amory Gardner Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 313–265 B.C.

Mint

Karystos, Euboia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1034.

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 7.84 gm.

Accession Number

31.190

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins