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Oktobol of Ephesos with head of Artemis

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Obverse: Head of Artemis to right, wearing earring and stephane, drapery at her neck. Behind shoulder, bow and quiver. Border of dots. Reverse: Forepart of a kneeling stag to right, with head turned to left. At left, palm tree. In field at the right, bee. Inscription in Greek beside stag's...

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By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; November 14, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 100-

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 280–258 B.C.


Ephesos, Ionia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 164.


Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 4.80 gm. Die Axis: 12

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins