Coin of Smyrna with head of Cybele, struck under Theudeu[...]

Greek
Hellenistic or Early Imperial Period
2nd–1st century B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Smyrna

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 5.62 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.787

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Turreted head of Cybele right.
Reverse: Aphrodite Stratonikis, in chiton and kalathos, stands right, left arm resting on short column, supports Nike holding wreath. Scepter between her and column.
In field at right: Greek letter.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour