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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:

280/146 BCE

Artist:

Greek

About this artwork

The front of this coin depicts the god Zeus facing right, encircled by a decorative border of dots.

On the back a group of indeterminate symbols are surrounded by a laurel wreath.

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Culture

Ancient Greek

Title

Hemidrachm (Coin) Depicting the God Zeus

Origin

Achaea department

Date

280 BCE–146 BCE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Reverse: Monogram of Acheaen League

Dimensions

Diam. 1.6 cm; 2.23 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1123

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