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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.1965.2422
Title
Trite of Sardis (Lydia)
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
650 BCE - 600 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Lydia
Period
Archaic period
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/148691
Location
Level 3, Room 3440, Ancient Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Art, Ancient Middle Eastern Art in the Service of Kings
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Electrum
Metal
EL
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
4.73 g
Die Axis
not assignable
Denomination
trite
Provenance
Cahn 66, 9 May 1930, 342
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Cahn 66
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Loan from the Trustees of the Arthur Stone Dewing Greek Numismatic Foundation
Object Number
1.1965.2422
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Lion's head r., with globular wart on nose
Rev.: Two incuse squares, one slightly larger
Exhibition History

32Q: 3440 Middle East, Harvard Art Museums, 11/16/2014 - 01/01/2050

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