Coin of Antioch with head of Zeus

Roman Provincial
Late Republican Period
31–30 B.C.


Mint: Syria, Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 11.84 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.866

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus right.
Reverse: Zeus seated left holds scepter in left hand, Nike on right.
In field left, cornucopia.
Inscriptions in Greek.
Laurel wreath around.

Provenance

By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour