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Triobol of Korkyra with amphora

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Obverse: Amphora. Reverse: Within incuse, star with eight rays.

Provenance

By 1981: with Ariadne Galleries Inc., 970 Madison Avenue, New York 10021 (Ariadne Galleries auction, The Quadrille Ballroom, St. Moritz on the Park, 50 Central Park South, New York 10019, December 9, 1981, lot 144); purchased from Ariadne Galleries Inc. by Jonathan H. Kagan; gift of Johathan H. Kagan to MFA, September 14, 1983

Credit Line

Gift of Jonathan H. Kagan

Greek, Late Archaic Period, Early 5th century B.C.

Mint

Korkyra, Epiros (Islands off)

Dimensions

Diameter: 16.5 mm. Weight: 2.91 gm.

Accession Number

1983.358

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins