Coin of Smyrna with head of Zeus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 117–268


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Smyrna

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 2.56 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

88.15

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Zeus, profile to right.
Inscription in Greek around.
Reverse: Prow of ship.
Inscription in Greek around.

Provenance

By 1888: with van Lennep, Smyrna; purchased by MFA from van Lennep, January 5, 1888, for $75.00 (this figure is the total price for 88.12-88.262)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation