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Stater of Akarnania with statue of Aphrodite Aineias, struck under Nikomedes

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Obverse: Statue of Aphrodite Aineias standing to right, aplustre(?) in right h.; at right below, a deer; at left a column surmounted by a bird. Wreath border. Reverse: Prow of vessel to right. Above, [inscription]. [see media screen for inscription]

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Greek, Hellenistic Period, After 168 B.C.

Mint

Leukas, Akarnania (Islands off)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0948.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 8.05 gm.

Accession Number

03.1320

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins