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Coins showing Arion on whale. Number 12 also Galatea on whale
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Place made: unknown
Date made: 1700-1850
Materials: ink; paper; mounting
Measurements: 9 in x 8 in
Monochrome engraving showing seventeen antique coins, probably both Greek and Roman in origin. Labeled "No.1" through "No.17"; No. 12 shows a nude figure on a whale's back, and No. 15 shows a woman with a tiny figure on her hand, standing atop the head of a whale.