Hemidrachm

Greek
Sinope
Paphlagonia
Black Sea Area
Asia Minor
Middle East

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309-290 BCE

Base Metal

Overall: 9/16 in. (14 mm)

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

27.1.29636

Geography

Place Made: Eastern Mediterranean, Turkey, West Asia, Asia

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Coin

Research Area

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscriptions

Obverse: Head of Sinope left wearing turreted crown Reverse: Eagle with spread wings, head facing left

Provenance

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

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