Obol (1/10 stater) of Kyrene with head of Zeus Ammon, struck under Magas

Greek
Hellenistic Period
308–277 B.C. or later


Mint: Cyrenaica, Kyrene

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1341.

Dimensions

Diameter: 7 mm. Weight: 0.51 gm.

Accession Number

37.475

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bearded head of Zeus Ammon to right.
Reverse: Head of Artemis to right.
Monogram off flan.

Provenance

Purchased from C.T. Seltman, £1.10. Lent by Arthur Fairbanks, Jan. 10, 1912

Credit Line

Gift of Arthur Fairbanks