Coin of Sparta (Lacedaemonians) with bust of Zeus, struck under C. Iulius Eurycles

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
31–2 B.C.


Mint: Achaea: Peloponnese, Sparta (Lacedaemonians)

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 4.43 gm. Die Axis: 8

Accession Number

65.758

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed bust of Zeus right.
Reverse: Within wreath, club between Greek letters.

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