A silver trioble coin issued by the region of Phokis, 460-430 BC
Reference: BMC Central Greece p.18 no. 29
Bull head facing
Artemis facing right
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 Mar 1976
circa 450 BC
Eugene von Guerard, Melbourne, Greater Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, pre 1880
Listed in Eugene von Guerard's catalogue, vol.1, p.18. Purchased from Garibaldi of Melbourne for 4 shillings. This coin became seperated from the collection duing the 19th century but was found in the NGV safe, about 1904 (with many other Eugene von Guerard coins).
Type of item
13 mm (Outside Diameter), 2.975 g (Weight)
BMC Central Greece p.18 29 ff. Ssear 2348
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