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Coin

Stater

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Object Number:29-126-21
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Greek
Provenience: Mediterranean
Italy
Manufacture Location: Metapontum
Period: Archaic Greek Period
Date Made: 520-500 BC
Early Date: -520
Late Date: -500
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Silver
Iconography:Barley
Grain
Inscription Language:Greek Language
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929

Description

META Ear of barley; border of dots; Ear of barley incuse; border radiating lines.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Culinary Expeditions: A Celebration of Food and Culture ( Apr 2014) View Objects in Exhibition
Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989) View Objects in Exhibition
Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Collection] Poole, Reginald S. 1873. A Catalogue of the Greek Coins in the British Museum, Italy.. The British Museum. Type CitationView Objects related to this Type Citation

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