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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1972.122
Title
Didrachm of Naxos
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
420 BCE-403 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Naxos (Sicily)
Period
Classical period, High
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/195445
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
8.65 g
Die Axis
8
Denomination
didrachm
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: NAXIWN
  • Reverse Inscription: PROKLHS (on ground line)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Frederick M. Watkins
Accession Year
1972
Object Number
1972.122
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
obverse: head of Apollo; laurel leaf.
reverse: Silenus; ivy plant and herm
Publication History

The Frederick M. Watkins Collection, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1973)

Exhibition History

The Frederick M. Watkins Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 01/31/1973 - 03/14/1973

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