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Silver drachm

Artist: Unknown Greek Artist Primary
Date: 490-465 BCE
5th century BCE
Dimensions: 0.61 in. (1.56 cm)
Dimensions Extent: width = diameter
Object Type: Coin
Creation Place: Europe, Greece, Caria Islands
Medium and Support: Silver
Credit Line: On loan from the American Numismatic Society, Bequest of E.T. Newell
Accession Number: L2016.12.01
On View: Bellarmine Hall Galleries

To learn more about this object, please see the American Numismatic Society's catalog entry here.




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numismatics
Study of coins, tokens, medals, paper money, and objects closely resembling them in form or purpose.
coins
Pieces of metal stamped by government authority for use as money.
public domain
Land owned and controlled by the state or federal government. Also, the status of publications, products, and processes that are not protected under patent or copyright.
Ancient Greek
Refers to the culture and styles of ancient Greece, generally excluding modern and prehistoric periods, but including periods between around 900 BCE to around 31 BCE. For the culture of Greece in general, including modern Greece, see "Greek."

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