Coin of Isinda with head of Zeus

Greek
Hellenistic Period
1st century B.C.


Mint: Pisidia, Isinda

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 243.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 6.46 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

62.549

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus to right
Reverse: Helmeted warrior on horseback, charging to right, holding spear in right hand and attacking a snake at the right.
Greek inscriptions in field at left and between horse’s legs.

Provenance

By 1962: with Edward Gans, Numismatic Fine Arts, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 295.- (this is the total amount paid for 62.512–62.554).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour