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Hemidrachm of Demetrias with prow

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Obverse: Prow of ship to left. Above and below, [inscription]. Reverse: Head of Artemis to right, hair in low knot, garment and quiver at neck. (see media screen for inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904 Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, 290 B.C.

Mint

Demetrias, Thessaly

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0872.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 2.40 gm.

Accession Number

04.750

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins