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Drachm of Knidos with forepart of lion

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Obverse: Head and foreleg of lion to right, mouth open. Reverse: Within incuse, head of Aphrodite right, hair bound in sphendone. K N I

Provenance

By 1971: with Bank Leu & Co. A.G., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Bank Leu & Co. A.G., December 8, 1971

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, about 405–394 B.C.

Mint

Knidos, Caria

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 6.03 gm. Die Axis: 2

Accession Number

1971.736

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins