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Drachm of Tralles with club and lion's skin

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Obverse: Club and lion's skin, within wreath of vine (?) leaves. Reverse: Bunch of grapes on a vine leaf. At lower right, headdress of Isis. Inscriptions in Greek in field at left and right. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By about 1962: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia 3, Pa.; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 75.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 134–128 B.C.

Mint

Tralles, Lydia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 201.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 3.04 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.559

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins