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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.1965.1872
Title
Hemidrachm of Elis
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
400-380 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Elis, Elis
Period
Classical period, Late
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/170764
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
2.86 g
Die Axis
6
Denomination
hemidrachm
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: ΠΟ
Provenance
Acq. Spink, 1957.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Seltman pl. VIII, 20.
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
1.1965.1872
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Head of eagle to r. Below ΠΟ.

Reverse: Thunderbolt with F-A across field.

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