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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1976.79.1150
Title
Coin of Lakedaimon
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
50-40 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Lakedaimon (Lakonia)
Period
Hellenistic period, Late
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/181507
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
3.37 g
Die Axis
9
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Reverse Inscription: Λ-Α / Δ-?
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Grunauer XVI; BCD Pelop 898-9
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1976
Object Number
1976.79.1150
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Diademed bust of Lakedaimon

Reverse: Eagle standing to r. with wings closed, Λ-Α / Δ-? across field

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