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Drachm

Object Number:
94-27-15
Current Location:
Culture:
Greek
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Manufacture Location:
Cnidus
Period:
Classical Greek Period
Date Made:
465-449 BC
Early Date:
-465
Late Date:
-449
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Silver
Iconography:
Lion
Aphrodite
Description:
Obverse: Forepart of a roaring lion looking r. Reverse: Head of Aphrodite looking r., of very fine archaic style; hair is in a queue and wrapped with a beaded diadem; Inscription KNI, arranged around the head of the goddess; all within an incuse square.
Outside Diamater:
1.65cm
Credit Line:
Gift of L. Daniel Dannenbaum

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)
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