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Coin: æ

Museum number:
8-4801
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21080004801
Accession number:
Acc.184
Object count:
1
Description:
Coin; AE; Greek. 3.41 grams, 15 mm. After 350 BC. Lucania, Italy. Obverse: Head of Zeus r. Reverse: owl r., wings open; beneath, YE[ ].
Donor:
Alfred Emerson
Collection place:
Basilicata, Southern Italy
Production place:
Velia (ancient place), Lucania, Southern Italy
Culture or time period:
Greek Classical Period (480–323 BC)
Collector:
Alfred Emerson
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Bronze (metal)
Person depicted:
Zeus (Greek deity)
Inscription:
Reverse legend: beneath YE[ ]
Object type:
archaeology
Function:
7.5 Issued Currency and Associated Containers
Production date:
ca. 350-88 BC
Accession date:
1905
Department:
Classical Mediterranean
Dimensions:
linear 15 millimeters and weight 3.41 grams
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