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Tiepin with Greek Coin
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Tiepin with Greek Coin


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Description The head of this pin consists of a Greek coin, a Carthage Stater of the 340-242 BC period, showing the head of Persephone. It is mounted by six claws to a reinforced gold circle which is attached to the gold, twisted pin. It was worn by Henry Walters.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
9/05/2012TreatmentExamined for exhibition; cleaned
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
  • From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2014-2016.
Provenance Mrs. John Russell Pope [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1947, by gift.
Credit Gift of Mrs. John Russell Pope, 1947

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Period
Coin: 340-242 BC; Pin: 20th century (Coin: Late Classical-Hellenistic)
Medium
gold
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Accession Number
59.699
Measurements
H of pin: 3 5/16 x Diam of coin: 7/8 in. (8.41 x 2.22 cm)
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