Hemidrachm of Stratonikeia with head of Zeus, struck under Iason

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 166–88 B.C.


Mint: Caria, Stratonikeia

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 1.43 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

66.63

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus right.
Reverse: Within incuse, eagle to right, wings spread.
Inscriptions in Greek in field above eagle and at left and right.
In field at lower right, owl.

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection (from a hoard of silver coins of Stratoniceia and Rhodes); purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, February 9, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour