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Tetradrachm of Magnetes (Magnesia-on-the-Maeander) with bust of Artemis

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Obverse: Draped bust of Artemis wearing stephane right, bow and quiver at shoulder. Reverse: Within wreath Apollo stands left, in right hand filleted branch, left elbow on tripod which supports quiver. Inscriptions in Greek at left and right. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1993: with Dennis P. Devine, 24 Meroke Lane, Rocky Point, N.Y. 11778; purchased by MFA from Dennis P. Devine, February 24, 1993

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, after 190 B.C.

Mint

Magnetes (Magnesia-on-the-Maeander), Ionia

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 16.83 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1993.64

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins