Tetradrachm of Magnetes (Magnesia-on-the-Maeander) with bust of Artemis

Greek
Hellenistic Period
after 190 B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Magnetes (Magnesia-on-the-Maeander)

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 16.83 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1993.64

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Artemis wearing stephane right, bow and quiver at shoulder.
Reverse: Within wreath Apollo stands left, in right hand filleted branch, left elbow on tripod which supports quiver.
Inscriptions in Greek at left and right.

Provenance

By 1993: with Dennis P. Devine, 24 Meroke Lane, Rocky Point, N.Y. 11778; purchased by MFA from Dennis P. Devine, February 24, 1993

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour