Tetradrachm of Pherikles from Chios Artist: Unknown
Mint: Chios
Ruler: Pherikles

375–350 B.C.

Numismatics

On view, 1st floor, Numismatics
Medium

Silver

Dimensions

15.01 g, 19.7 mm

Credit Line

Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001

Accession Number

2001.87.15235

Culture
Period

4th century B.C.

Classification
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Numismatics

Obverse Description

Obverse Description: Sphinx seated left before standing amphora surmounted by grape-bunch; all on raised circular disc

Reverse Description

Reverse Description: Quadripartite incuse square with vertical striations within each quarter; ΦEPEKΛHΣ across horizontal band
Provenance

Provenance

Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., by 2001; transferred to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2001
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Additional information

Object/Work type

coins, money

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