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Stater (Coin) Depicting the God Poseidon

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

480-400 BCE

Artist:

Greek

About this artwork

The front of this coin depicts the god Posidon nude, marching right and holding a trident.

On the back a bull stands facing left.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Greek

Title

Stater (Coin) Depicting the God Poseidon

Origin

Paestum

Date

480 BCE–400 BCE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Reverse: ΓΟΜΕ[Σ]

Dimensions

Diam. 1.8 cm; 6.72 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1161

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