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Drachm of Epidauros with head of Asklepios

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Obverse: Head of Asklepios right, laureate. Reverse: Asklepios of Thrasymedes seated left on throne; his right hand extended over head of coiled snake; in his left hand, sceptre; below seat, dog. E in field at right.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; January 26, 1921: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 130.00

Credit Line

John Michael Rodocanachi Fund

Greek, Late Classical Period, about 350–323 B.C.

Mint

Epidauros, Argolis (Peloponnesos)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1232.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 5.61 gm.

Accession Number

21.5

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins