Tetradrachm of Kydonia with head of Artemis

Greek
Hellenistic Period
200–67 B.C.


Mint: Crete, Kydonia

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 13.66 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.1517

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Artemis right, bow and quiver behind.
Inscriptions in Greek at left and right.
Reverse: Artemis standing, head left, holds torch in left hand.
Hound facing right at her feet.
Inscription in Greek in field at left and right.
Laurel wreath around.

Provenance

By 1963: with Euripides Sepheriades; purchased by MFA from Euripides Sepheriades, October 17, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour