Ephesus Drachma

Greek, Ionia, Asia Minor

Share

202-133 BCE

Silver

Overall: 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)

Weight: 4.2 g

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of the Class of 1962

990.24.27098

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: Bee; E and flank bee‘s thorax; Dotted border Reverse: Stag standing right; behind, a date-palm tree; [E]KTA[ ] vertically downwards in field right of stag

Provenance

Harmer and Rooke Numismatists, Ltd, 1983; Virginia Williamson, 1983-1990; given to present collection, 1990.

Catalogue Raisonne

Grose, Vol. III: p. 118 nos. 8080-8083, pl. 278.13-16; BMC p. 61, pl. XI/4

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