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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 short and tied with band three times. Reverse: Goat standing right. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Kyriakos Sepheriades; purchased by MFA from Kyriakos Sepheriades, September 11, 1968

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 230–200 B.C.

Mint

Paros (Aegean Islands)

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 7.78 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

68.546

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins