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Coin: ar tetradrachm

Museum number:
8-4425
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21080004425
Accession number:
Acc.147
Object count:
1
Description:
Coin; AR; Tetradrachm; Greek. 15.87 grams, 34 mm. Myria, Aeolis. Obverse: bust of Apollo of Grynium r. laureate. Reverse: ΜΥΡΙΝΑΙΩΝ, Apollo of Grynium r. laureate, holding patera and laurel; to r., B N
Donor:
Alfred Emerson and M. Boissé
Collection place:
Aeolis (ancient region), Marmara region, Turkey
Verbatim coll. place:
Purchased at Durighello auction in Paris
Production place:
Aeolis (ancient region), Marmara region, Turkey
Culture or time period:
Greek Hellenistic Period (323–30 BC)
Collector:
Alfred Emerson
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Silver (metal)
Person depicted:
Apollo (Greek and Roman diety)
Object type:
archaeology
Function:
7.5 Issued Currency and Associated Containers
Production date:
after 196 BC
Accession date:
1904
Department:
Classical Mediterranean
Dimensions:
linear 34 millimeters and weight 15.87 grams
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