Stater of Chersonesos with head of Artemis Britomartis
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Crete, Chersonesos
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 110.
Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 11.11 gm. Die Axis: 3
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head (identified as that) of Artemis Britomartis to right, wearing earring, necklace, and laurel wreath.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Apollo, naked, seated to right, on netted omphalos; in right hand, a plectrum and in left, a large lyre. In the field at the right, a thymiaterion.
By date unknown: with Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, 10 Grand'Rue, Geneva, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, June 5, 1958, for $ 3,000.00 (this is the total price of 58.521-58.525)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour