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Obol (Coin) Depicting a Dove

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

400-323 BCE

Artist:

Greek

About this artwork

A dove, flying to the left, appears on both the front (obverse) and back (reverse) of this coin.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Greek

Title

Obol (Coin) Depicting a Dove

Origin

Ancient Greece

Date

400 BCE–323 BCE

Medium

Silver

Dimensions

Diam. 1.1 cm; 0.72 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.2798

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