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Hexas (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Demeter

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

after 241 BCE

Artist:

Greek

About this artwork

The front of this coin depicts the goddess Demeter.

On the back, a plough and a bird are shown.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Greek

Title

Hexas (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Demeter

Origin

Greece

Date

241 BCE–1 BCE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Reverse: KENTO PIΠΙΝΩΝ

Dimensions

Diam. 1.7 cm; 3.21 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1215

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