Hemidrachm (?) of Stratonikeia with head of Zeus, struck under Melanthos

Greek
Hellenistic Period
166–88 B.C. or later


Mint: Caria, Stratonikeia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1991.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 1.22 gm.

Accession Number

01.5601

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Zeus, laureate, to right.
Reverse: Incuse square, in which an eagle standing to right.
Inscriptions in Greek above and at right.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund