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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.1965.1913
Title
Drachm of Pale (Kephallenia)
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
375-325 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Pale (Kephallenia)
Period
Classical period, Late
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/170805
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
3.18 g
Die Axis
3
Denomination
drachm
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: ΠΑ
  • Reverse Inscription: KEΦΑΛΟΣ
Provenance
Acq. Spink, 1951.
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
1.1965.1913
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Head of Persephone to l. wearing corn wreath and with Π-Α around neck

Reverse: Kephalos sitting to r. on rock (holding spear?), KEΦΑΛΟΣ (not very legible)

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