Coin of Smyrna with bust of Zeus Akraios
Mint: Asia: Ionia, Smyrna
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 4.19 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Bust of Zeus Akraios right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Griffin standing right, left forepaw on wheel.
Inscription in Greek around and in exergue.
By date unknown: Sir Hermann Weber Collection; 1918: purchased from H. Weber's estate by Spink & Son Limited, 17 & 18 Piccadilly, London, W 1 (L. Forrer, The Weber Collection, vol. 3, no. 6148 [as Rollin & Feuardent; ex Wigan Collection]); by date unknown; Brand Collection; by date unknown: R. Cyril Lockett Collection; probably acquired by Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III at the Glendining auction of the Lockett Collection (Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W. 1, February 21-23, 1961); gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, September 13, 1967
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III