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Hemidrachm (Coin) Depicting the God Zeus

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

late 4th century BCE

Artist:

Greek, minted in Megalopolis

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin depicts the head of the god Zeus, facing to the left. On the back (reverse), the god Pan appears, nude, and sitting on a rock.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Greek

Title

Hemidrachm (Coin) Depicting the God Zeus

Origin

Megalópolis

Date

400 BCE–301 BCE

Medium

Silver

Dimensions

Diam. 1.6 cm; 2.36 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.2769

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