Hemidrachm of Arkadia with seated Zeus
Early Classical Period
Mint: Arkadia (Peloponnesos)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1251.
Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 2.79 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Zeus seated to right on chair with back, his feet on a footstool. In lowered right hand is a thunderbolt, the left hand is raised holding a sceptre erect; and over the knees and left arm is his mantle.
Above, an eagle flies towards him.
Reverse: In incuse square a female head to right with necklace, the hair in a hanging knob behind.
Inscription in Greek at sides.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund