Didrachm of Paros with head of Artemis, struck under Anaxikles

Greek
Hellenistic Period
300–200 B.C.


Mint: Paros (Aegean Islands)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1293.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 7.62 gm.

Accession Number

31.189

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Artemis to right, hair bound with band wound about it three times.
Reverse: Goat standing right on exergue line.
Grek inscription above.

Provenance

By 1931: with Daniel Kellad, 183 Liberty Avenue, Jersey City, N.J.; purchased by MFA from Daniel Kellad, April 2, 1931 for $ 325.00 (this figure is the total price for 31.189 and 31.190)

Credit Line

William Amory Gardner Fund