Coin of Elis with head of Zeus

Greek
Hellenistic Period
After 191 B.C.


Mint: Elis (Peloponnesos)

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 5.03 gm. Die Axis: 2

Accession Number

65.756

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus right.
Reverse: Olive wreath, within which: 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