Coin of Tabai with head of Zeus

Greek
Hellenistic or Early Imperial Period
1st century B.C. (?)


Mint: Caria, Tabai

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 4.47 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.790

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus right.
Reverse: Caps of Dioskouroi topped by stars.
Inscriptions in Greek in field and below.

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