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Stater of Phalasarna with head of Artemis

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Obverse: Head of Artemis Diktynna to right, wearing an earring of single pendant, her hair bound by a narrow fillet or cord, which is wound twice around the head, crossing just above the ear. Reverse: Head of a trident, with a scroll ornament at the neck. [Greek inscription]. [see media screen...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Late Classical Period, 350 B.C.

Mint

Phalasarna, Crete

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1284.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 10.96 gm.

Accession Number

01.5513

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins