Greek Coin by Unknown Artist

Tetradrachm of the city of Cnidus in Caria.

Details

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
2 cm
Art Fund grant:
£450 ( Total: £450)
Acquired in:
1919
Vendor:
Sir Hermann Weber

Obverse: head of Aphrodite of Cnidus, approaching the type of the Praxitelean Aphrodite. Reverse: lion, with the name of a magistrate Telesiphron, his monogram on the obverse.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

Entry details

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