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Coin Depicting a Boar

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

about 190 BCE

Artist:

Greek; Klazomenai, Ionia (now Turkey)

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin depicts the forepart of a winged boar. On the back (reverse) is an incuse square in four quarters.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Greek

Title

Coin Depicting a Boar

Origin

Ancient Greece

Date

190 BCE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Reverse: KLAIOMENIΩN

Dimensions

Diam. 1.8 cm; 5.15 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.2894

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