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Drachm of Knidos with forepart of lion

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Obverse: Lion protome right. Reverse: Incuse square, within which head of Aphrodite right wearing necklace, hair bound with diadem of beads.

Provenance

By 1965: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., February 10, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, about 440 B.C.

Mint

Knidos, Caria

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 5.98 gm. Die Axis: 9

Accession Number

65.60

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins