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Drachm of Argos with head of Hera

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Obverse: Head of Hera right, wearing stephane decorated with palmettes. Greek letter behind. Reverse: Diomedes right, wearing chlamys, with sword in right hand palladion in left. N between his feet. Depressed circle. [inscription] (see media screen for inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; June 2, 1910: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Greek, Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 370–322 B.C.

Mint

Argos, Argolis (Peloponnesos)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1225.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 5.42 gm.

Accession Number

10.247

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins