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Hemidrachm (Coin) Depicting a Female Head

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

146-27 BCE

Artist:

Greek

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin shows a female head, facing to the right and wearing a veil. On the back (reverse), a lyre is depicted within a wreath.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Greek

Title

Hemidrachm (Coin) Depicting a Female Head

Origin

Greece

Date

146 BCE–27 BCE

Medium

Silver

Dimensions

Diam. 1.6 cm; 3.95 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.2768

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