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Hemidrachm of Arkadia with seated Zeus

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Obverse: Zeus enthroned to left, on a throne with back and footstool. Eagle flies left from his right hand, sceptre in left. Reverse: Archaic head of Artemis (?) to left, her hair wound around the fillet over her temple; necklace a plain band with a single pendant in front. Die defective...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Early Classical Period, 480–450 B.C.


Arkadia (Peloponnesos)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1252.


Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.77 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins