Coin of Smyrna with bust of Zeus Akraios

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 230


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Smyrna

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 3.21 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1107

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Zeus Akraios to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Lion walking to right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour