Coin of Elaeusa-Sebaste with head of Zeus

Greek
Hellenistic or Early Imperial Period
about 100–20 B.C.


Mint: Cilicia, Elaeusa-Sebaste

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 6.76 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.926

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Filleted head of Zeus, right.
Behind, Greek letters.
Reverse: Nike advancing left, wreath in right hand.
At left, monograms and inscription in Greek.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 158); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour