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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.1965.1940
Title
Hemidrachm of Cleitor
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
350-260 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Arkadia, Kleitor (Arkadia)
Period
Hellenistic period, Early
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/169996
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
2.76 g
Die Axis
9
Denomination
hemidrachm
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Reverse Inscription: ΚΛΗ
Provenance
Acq. Hamburger, 1930.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
BMC 4-5; cf. BCD Pelop 1431
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
1.1965.1940
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Radiate head of Helios facing

Reverse: Bull butting r. Above, centaur galloping r. and brandishing branch.

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