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Tetrobol of Ephesos (Arsinoeia) with head of Arsinoe II, struck under Xenokles

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Obverse: Head of Arsinoë to right, veiled. Border of small dots. Reverse: Bow and quiver. Above and below, [inscriptions]. [see media screen for inscriptions]

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, Hellenistic Period, 288–281 B.C.

Mint

Ephesos (Arsinoeia), Ionia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1828.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.51 gm.

Accession Number

01.5583

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins