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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Elymais with bust of Kamnaskires II (?), struck under Kamnaskires III (?)

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Obverse: Bust of Kamnaskires II (?) left, bearded diademed wearing earring and tunic. In field right, inverted trident. Border of dots. Reverse: Male bust (Kamnaskires III?) left, diademed with short round beard; draped. Inscription on four sides and in exergue. (See media screen for Greek...

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Provenance

By 1926: with Naville & Cie, 31 Quai du Mont-Blanc, Geneva, Switzerland (Ars Classica [Naville] auction 12, Hôtel Schweizerhof, Lucerne, Switzerland, October 18-23, 1926, lot 2532); by 1935: U.S. Private Collection; April 4, 1935: Anonymous gift to MFA in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Greek, Late Hellenistic Period, 48–47 B.C.

Mint

Elymais (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2232.

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 15.52 gm.

Accession Number

35.126

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins