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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Maker(s):Kroesos
Culture:Lydian
Title:Siglos of Kroesos
Date Made:561-546 BCE
Type:Coin/Numismatic
Materials:Silver
Place Made:Asia; Turkey; Lydia
Measurements:16mm; 5.345g
Accession Number:  MH 2004.13.165
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Nathan Whitman
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Description:
Obverse: head of a lion left snarling at the lowered head of a bull (right). No inscription.
Reverse: Double incuse square punch, one slighty larger than other

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