Double victoriate of Thessalian League with head of Zeus, struck under Philippos

Greek
Hellenistic Period
196–146 B.C.


Mint: Thessaly, Thessalian League

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 086.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 5.88 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

61.103

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Zeus to right, wearing oak wreath.
Reverse: The Thessalian Athena Itonia in Promachos pose to right, on ground line.
Inscriptions above and around.

Provenance

By 1960: on the art market in Athens; January 11, 1961: purchased by MFA from Theodoros Zoumpoulakis for $ 500.00 (this is the total price for 61.103-61.105).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour