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Drachm (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Hera

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

350/220 BCE

Artist:

Greek; minted in Knossos, Crete

About this artwork

Obverse: Head of Hera to left
Reverse: Square labyrinth

On View

Ancient and Byzantine Art, Gallery 151

Culture

Ancient Greek

Title

Drachm (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Hera

Origin

Knossos

Date

Struck 350 BC–220 BC

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Reverse: ΚΝΩΣΙ Α Ρ

Dimensions

Diam. 1.9 cm; 5.30 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4914

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