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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.1965.1879
Title
Stater of Elis
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
365-323 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Elis, Elis
Period
Classical period, Late
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/170425
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
12.11 g
Die Axis
4
Denomination
stater
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: F-A
  • Reverse Inscription: Δ
Provenance
Glendining, 24 Nov. 1950 (Ryan), 1555 = J. Hirsch 21, 16 Nov. 1908 (Consul Weber), 1937.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Seltman 322b (this coin)
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
1.1965.1879
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Head of Hera r., wearing stephane with palmettes(?). F-A on either side of neck.

Reverse: Eagle standing r. with wings closed; Δ to r.

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