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Tetradrachm Coin of Herognetos, Magistrate of Magnesia

155–145 BCE
Diameter: 3.2 x 0.5 cm (1 1/4 x 3/16 in.)
Weight: 17 g (0.6 oz.)
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The front has a bust of Artemis, a diadem circling her head and a quiver over her shoulder. On the reverse is Apollo Delphios holding a laurel branch, standing on a meander pattern, and leaning his left elbow on a tripod, all within a laurel wreath. Magnesia is located southeast of Ephesus on a tributary of the Meander River.
Tetradrachm Coin of Herognetos, Magistrate of Magnesia

Tetradrachm Coin of Herognetos, Magistrate of Magnesia

155–145 BCE

Turkey, Ionia, Magnesia on the Maeander, Hellenistic Period

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