Coin of Maeonia with bust of Zeus, struck under Menecrates

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 138–192


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Maeonia

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 7.93 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.194

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Filleted, draped bust of Zeus Olympios to left.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Roma, helmeted in peplos and long chiton, seated to left on cuirass and shield, holds Nike in right hand, parazonium in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Leu and Company's Bank, Ltd., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; gift of Leu and Company's Bank, Ltd. to MFA, February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Gift of Leu and Co's Bank, Ltd.