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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.1965.1947
Title
Hemidrachm of Megalopolis
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
182-168 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Arkadia, Megalopolis (Arkadia)
Period
Hellenistic period, Middle
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/170344
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
2.41 g
Die Axis
6
Denomination
hemidrachm
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Reverse Inscription: Λ-Δ
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Agrinion Hoard 219; cf. BCD Pelop 1546
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
1.1965.1947
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus to l.

Reverse: Pan seated l. on rock covered in mantle and holding lagobolon with eagle on knee

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