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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1976.79.1118
Title
Drachm of Locri Opuntii
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
360-350 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Lokris Opuntii (Lokris)
Period
Classical period, Late
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/181180
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
2.7 g
Die Axis
7
Denomination
hemidrachm
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Reverse Inscription: ΟΠΟΝ - ΤΙΩ[Ν]
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
BCD Lokris 47
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1976
Object Number
1976.79.1118
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Head of Demeter or Perseophone, r.
Reverse: Ajax fighting, r.; in shield, serpentl below, two spears on ground.

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