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Didrachm of Paros with head of Artemis, struck under Anaxikles

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Obverse: Head of Artemis to right, hair bound with band wound about it three times. Reverse: Goat standing right on exergue line. [inscription] (see media screen for Greek inscription)

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, 300–200 B.C.

Mint

Paros (Aegean Islands)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1293.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 7.62 gm.

Accession Number

31.189

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins