Coin of Rhodes with head of Zeus
about 304–166 B.C.
Mint: Caria (Islands off), Rhodes
Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 5.79 gm. Die Axis: 11
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus right.
Reverse: Rose with bud on right.
Inscriptions in Greek in the field.
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
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour