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Drachm of Damastion with head of goddess or nymph

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Obverse: Head of goddess or nymph left, wearing necklace and sphendone over which hair is pulled. Reverse: Ingot. Inscription in Greek on and around the ingot. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1967: with Bank Leu & Co. A.G., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Bank Leu & Co. A.G., February 8, 1967

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, 395–380 B.C.

Mint

Damastion, Illyricum

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 3.25 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

67.90

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins