Coin of Gaza with standing Minos

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 131–132


Mint: Judaea (Syria Palestina), Gaza

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 2.75 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1991.1036

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Minos, in cuirass and short chiton, standing facing left, spear in left hand, branch in right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Tree.
Year 3 = 192 = A.D. 131/2.
Inscription in Greek.. Monogram in field at right.

Provenance

By date unknown from 1987 to 1991: Jonathan Kagan and Sallie Fried Collection (acquired from Brian Kritt); year-end gift of Jonathan Kagan and Sallie Fried to MFA, December 26, 1991; accessioned January 22, 1992

Credit Line

Gift of Jonathan Kagan and Sallie Fried