Quarter Stater: Tree (obverse); Plain Field (reverse)

Quarter Stater: Tree (obverse); Plain Field (reverse)

c. 125–20 BC

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Gold

Diameter: 1 cm (3/8 in.)

Weight: 1.33 g (0.05 oz.)

The Norweb Collection 1969.144

Location

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The tree-like trophy in the center sits on top of three ringed pellets, surrounded by various motifs.

Description

The smaller size of the quarter stater left the artist little room for design. Apparently he was unable to reduce the stater design to such small dimensions. The meaningless jumble is probably part of a larger design.

See also
Collection: 
MED - Numismatics
Department: 
Medieval Art
Type of artwork: 
Coins
Medium: 
Gold
Credit line: 
The Norweb Collection

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