Coin of Katane with head of Zeus Ammon

Greek
Hellenistic Period
3rd–2nd century B.C.


Mint: Sicily, Katane

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 8.42 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.670

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Zeus Ammon, laureate, to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Aequitas stands, head left, scales in right hand, cornucopia in left.
Monograms at left and right.

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