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Coin Depicting Cow Suckling Calf

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

229-100 BCE

Artist:

Greek; Illyria

About this artwork

The front of this coin depicts a cow suckling a calf.

The back features a geometric design.

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Culture

Ancient Greek

Title

Coin Depicting Cow Suckling Calf

Origin

Illyria

Date

229 BCE–100 BCE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: MENISKO (?) Reverse: ΚΙΣΚΟ

Dimensions

Diam. 1.8 cm; 2.76 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1182

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