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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1979,0101.22

  • Description

    Silver coin.(obverse) Head of Mithras(?) or Men(?), right, wearing laureate Phrygian cap; dotted border.
    (reverse) Aphrodite seated left; in left arm, sceptre; in right hand, Nike, who crowns the inscription with a wreath.

  • Authority

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 300BC-285BC (about)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Weight: 9.62 grammes
    • Die-axis: 12 o'clock
    • Diameter: 21 millimetres (maximum)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        Greek
      • Inscription Position

        reverse
      • Inscription Language

        Greek
      • Inscription Content

        [ΒΑ]ΣΙΛΙΣΣH[Σ] ΑΜΑΣΤΡΙΟΣ
      • Inscription Transliteration

        [BA]SILISSE[S] AMASTRIOS
      • Inscription Translation

        Of Queen Amastris
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1979

  • Department

    Coins & Medals

  • Registration number

    1979,0101.22

Silver coin.

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