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Tetradrachm of Kydonia with head of Artemis

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Obverse: Head of Artemis right, bow and quiver behind. Inscriptions in Greek at left and right. Reverse: Artemis standing, head left, holds torch in left hand. Hound facing right at her feet. Laurel wreath around. Inscription in Greek in field at left and right. (see media screen for Greek...

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Provenance

By 1963: with Euripides Sepheriades; purchased by MFA from Euripides Sepheriades, October 17, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 200–67 B.C.

Mint

Kydonia, Crete

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 13.66 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.1517

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins