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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1982.99.176
Title
Coin of Metapontion, Lucania
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
early 3rd century BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Lucania, Metapontion (Lucania)
Culture
Greek
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
2.71 g
Die Axis
12
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: reverse: META
  • Reverse Inscription: META
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
SNG ANS 574; KME 62
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of H. Bartlett Wells, Class of 1929
Accession Year
1982
Object Number
1982.99.176
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Head of Demeter with barley wreath r.
Reverse: head of barley; fly r.

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