Cistophoric Tetradrachm

Greek, Ephesus, Ionia, Greece, Europe

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133-67 BCE

Silver

Overall: 1 3/16 in. (30 mm)

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

27.1.29680

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: Cista mystica, from which a serpent issues, all in ivy wreath Reverse [inscription] bowcase between coiled serpents

Course History

CLST 17, HIST 94, Roman History: The Republic, Roberta Stewart, Winter 2019

CLST 17, HIST 94, Roman History: The Republic, Roberta Stewart, Winter 2019

Provenance

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

Old Number

hn 52

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