Coin of Mytilene with head of Zeus Ammon

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Asia: Aeolis (Islands off), Mytilene (Lesbos)

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 3.57 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1983.20

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Zeus Ammon right.
Reverse: On prow, Dionysiac herm, facing, in right hand, bunch of grapes.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1982: with Jeffrey Spier, P. O. Box 1082, Radio City Station, New York, N.Y. 10101; purchased by MFA from Jeffrey Spier, January 12, 1983

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour