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Stater of Chersonesos with head of Artemis Britomartis

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Obverse: Head (identified as that) of Artemis Britomartis to right, wearing earring, necklace, and laurel wreath. Border of dots. Reverse: Apollo, naked, seated to right, on netted omphalos; in right hand, a plectrum and in left, a large lyre. In the field at the right, a thymiaterion. ...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, 10 Grand'Rue, Geneva, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, June 5, 1958, for $ 3,000.00 (this is the total price of 58.521-58.525)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Chersonesos, Crete

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 110.

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 11.11 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

58.524

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins