Nov 13, 2009

Tetradrachm: Head of Philetauros with Laureate Diadem (reverse)

Tetradrachm: Head of Philetauros with Laureate Diadem (reverse)

262–241 BC

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Diameter: 2.8 cm (1 1/8 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 1999.317.b



The depictions of rulers found on this coin represents a realistic type of portraiture, similar to that found on coins in the West.

See also
Indian Art
Type of artwork: 

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