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Drachm of Oinoe (Ikaria) with bust of Artemis

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Obverse: Bust of Artemis, facing slightly to right, quiver (?) over right shoulder. Reverse: Bull butting to right. Ground line. Inscription in Greek in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By 1960: with Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, 8 Place de la Taconnerie, Geneva, Switzerland; May 11, 1960: purchased by MFA from Byron Th. Zoumboulakis for $ 1,550.00 (this is the total price for 60.526-60.529)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Late Classical Period, about 330 B.C.

Mint

Oinoe (Ikaria), Ionia (Islands off)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 184.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 3.50 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

60.529

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins