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Drachm (Coin) Depicting the Hero Herakles

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

about 300-200 BCE

Artist:

Greek

About this artwork

The front of this coin depicts the head of the hero Herakles, facing right.

The back bears an as-yet untranslated inscription.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Greek

Title

Drachm (Coin) Depicting the Hero Herakles

Origin

Greece

Date

300 BCE–200 BCE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Reverse: ΕΡΥ ΑΥΤΟΝ ΜΟΣ ΑΥΤΟΝΟ ΜΟΥ

Dimensions

Diam. 1.5 cm; 3.30 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1217

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