Hemidrachm of Stratonikeia with head of Zeus, struck under Leon[...]

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 166–88 B.C.


Mint: Caria, Stratonikeia

Dimensions

Diameter: 13.5 mm. Weight: 1.33 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

66.67

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus right.
Reverse: Within incuse, eagle, wings spread, stands to left.
At left, coiled snake.
Inscriptions in Greek above and in field left and right.

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