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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.1965.1891
Title
Hemidrachm of Elis or Olympia
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/170804
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
2.16 g
Die Axis
3
Denomination
hemidrachm
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Reverse Inscription: FA
Provenance
Acq. Wolfe, 1960.
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
1.1965.1891
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus to r.

Reverse: Eagle standing to r. on column capital with wings closed; F to l., A to r.

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