Coin of Aphytis with head of Zeus Ammon

Greek
Hellenistic Period
After 168 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia, Aphytis

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 8.98 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

65.707

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Zeus Ammon right.
Reverse: Eagle, with wings closed, to right.
Inscription in Greek.

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