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Stater of Chersonesos with head of Artemis

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Obverse: Head (identified as that) of Artemis Britomartis to right, wearing necklace, quadruple-pendant earring and laurel wreath. Line border. At right, traces of overstruck Greek lettering (?). Reverse: Herakles strides to left, striking (at the Stymphalian birds ?) with club held behind...

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By 1963: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Munzen und Medaillen, A.G., April 10, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 370–300 B.C.


Chersonesos, Crete

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 111.


Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 11.03 gm. Die Axis: 11

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins