Drachm

Greek, Calchedon, Bithynia, Asia Minor, Middle East

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400-350 BCE or 350-280 BCE

Silver

Overall: 6 5/16 in. (16 cm)

Weight: 4.8 g

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Arthur Fairbanks, Class of 1886, in memory of his father, Henry Fairbanks, Class of 1853

27.1.29631

Geography/Culture

Asia, West Asia, Eastern Mediterranean, Turkey

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: Bull left above ear of corn; **Y B Reverse: Mill-sail type incuse square, quartered; not granulated

Provenance

Arthur Fairbanks (1864-1944), Class of 1886; given to present collection, 1927.

Catalogue Raisonne

BMC, Pontus: pl. XXVII/4-8; Grose, Vol. III: no. 7449, pl. 254.6; Recueil, pl. XLV, nos. 16-18

Old Number

HN 7

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