Coin of Cherronesos with Artemis and stag, struck under [K]lemytad[o...]

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 300 B.C.


Mint: Tauric Chersonesos, Cherronesos

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 6.56 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

65.713

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Artemis to left kneels on prostrate stag which she pierces with spear.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Bull to left, butting, stands on horizontal club.
Below, quiver and strap, between which and club, inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour