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Drachm of Achaian League with head of Artemis

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Obverse: Head of Artemis Laphria to left, wearing earring and bead necklace. Her hair is carried up to the crown of her head and caught in a knot. Reverse: (Double-struck). Athena, wearing a crested Corinthian helmet, aegis (?) and long chiton, charging to right with spear and shield. On...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 370–360 B.C.

Mint

Aigion (Achaian League), Achaia (Peloponnesos)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1183.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 5.45 gm.

Accession Number

01.5452

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins