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Coin: ar hemidrachm

Museum number:
8-7799
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Alternate number:
8-4448C (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.925
Object count:
1
Description:
Coin; silver; hemidrachma; size: 15 mm; weight: 2.3350 g; condition, good. Obverse: Head of Zeus facing right, in beaded circle. Reverse: untranscribable symbol in laurel wreath; forepart of goat, facing right, above; in field, VΓΛ ΑΥ.
Donor:
John L. Balderston
Collection place:
Rouen, Normandy, France
Verbatim coll. place:
Lorrnier auction Rouen
Production place:
Aigeira, Achaean League
Culture or time period:
Greek Classical Period (480–323 BC)
Collector:
Alfred Emerson
Collection date:
December 10-12, 1900
Materials:
Silver (metal)
Inscription:
VΓΛ ΑΥ
Object type:
archaeology
Function:
7.5 Issued Currency and Associated Containers
Production date:
ca. 274-146 BC
Accession date:
1947
Department:
Classical Mediterranean
Dimensions:
linear 15 millimeters and weight 2.335 grams
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