Hemidrachm

Greek, Argos

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468-421 BCE

Silver

Overall: 9/16 in. (1.4 cm)

Weight: 3.1 g

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

27.1.29638

Geography/Culture

Europe, Greece

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: Forepart of a wolf at bay left, paws extended Reverse: A in shallow incuse square, in upper part of which two deeper incuses; incuse marks have no texture

Provenance

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

Catalogue Raisonne

BMC p. 136 pl. XXVII/1-4

Old Number

hn 24

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