Coin of Dia with head of Zeus

Greek
Hellenistic Period
85–65 B.C.


Mint: Bithynia, Dia

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 7.90 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1314

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus right.
Reverse: Eagle on thunderbolt right; monogram in left field.
Inscription in Greek below.

(Time of Mithradates Eupator, 120-63 B.C.)

Provenance

By 1957: Hans von Aulock Collection (von Aulock Sylloge, no. 345); purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour