Didrachm of Ephesos with bust of Artemis, struck under Alexandros

Greek
Hellenistic Period
258–202 B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Ephesos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1829.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 6.40 gm.

Accession Number

37.564

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Artemis with stephane to right, bow, quiver, and garment at neck.
Reverse: Forepart of stag kneeling on right knee to right, head to 1eft.
At right, above, a flower.
At sides, inscription in Greek and at left.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. H. M. Sears Collection; loaned to MFA by Mrs. H. M. Sears, January 25, 1897; by date unknown: Herbert M. Sears Collection; gift of Herbert M. Sears to MFA, August 12, 1937

Credit Line

Gift of Herbert M. Sears