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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.1965.1820
Title
Stater of Leucas
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
320-280 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Leukas (Akarnania)
Period
Hellenistic period, Early
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/170656
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
8.42 g
Die Axis
10
Denomination
stater
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Below, Λ
  • Reverse Inscription: Behind head, Λ Below, Ξ (with vertical bar)
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
SNG Greece 6, 563; cf. ANS 1955.54.153
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
1.1965.1820
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Pegasus flying l.
Reverse: Head of Athena to l. wearing Corinthian helmet; to r., stylis.

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