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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.1965.2079
Title
Stater of Phaistos
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
300 BCE-270 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Crete, Phaistos (Crete)
Period
Hellenistic period, Early
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/187361
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
11.64 g
Die Axis
12
Denomination
stater
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
1.1965.2079
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv. Heracles naked seen from back, fighting the serpent.
Rev. Bull.

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