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Tetradrachm of Ephesos with bee, struck under Thrasylochos

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Obverse: Bee seen from above, wings veined; at sides, [inscription]. Beaded border. Reverse: Forepart of stag kneeling on right knee to right, head to left. At left a plam tree with fruit. At right, [inscription]. (see media screen for inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904 Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 387–301 B.C.

Mint

Ephesos, Ionia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1824.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 15.25 gm.

Accession Number

04.1017

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins