Coin of Myra with bust of Artemis

Greek
Late Hellenistic or Imperial Period
about 81 B.C. or later


Mint: Lycia, Myra

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 2.78 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.798

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Artemis to right wearing stephane and necklace.
Bow and quiver behind.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Stag stands right.
In field left, hemhem crown.
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