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Drachm of Kingdom of Numidia with head of Hiempsal II

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Obverse: Male head right, crowned with corn. Dotted circle. Reverse: Free horse galloping right. Below: [inscription] (H[iempsal hammanleke]t) Wreath border. Ruler: Hiempsal II

Provenance

Cat. Sotheby, Benson, 1909, no. 808. Benson Collection.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 106–60 B.C.

Mint

Numidia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0510.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.69 gm.

Accession Number

35.189

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins