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Hemidrachm of Argos with forepart of wolf

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Obverse: Forepart of wolf to left. Above, [inscription]. Reverse: Large A. Under it a club. Above, [inscription]. The whole in an incuse square. [see media screen for Greek inscriptions]

Provenance

1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 322–229 B.C.

Mint

Argos, Argolis (Peloponnesos)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1229.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 2.74 gm.

Accession Number

95.139

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins