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Stater Coin Depicting the Nymph Parthenope

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

325-241 BCE

Artist:

Greek, minted in Neapolis (Naples), Campania, Italy

About this artwork

The front of this coin depicts the head of the nymph Pathenope, facing right.

On the back a bull with a man’s head is shown with the goddess Nike above.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Greek

Title

Stater Coin Depicting the Nymph Parthenope

Origin

Naples

Date

325 BCE–241 BCE

Medium

Silver

Dimensions

Diam. 2.1 cm; 7.28 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1157

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