Stater of Chersonesos with head of Zeus

Greek
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
4th century B.C.


Mint: Crete, Chersonesos

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 11.25 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

68.541

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus right.
Reverse: Britomartis seated left on throne holding deer on right hand.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1968: with Euripides Sepheriades; purchased by MFA from Euripides Sepheriades, September 11, 1968

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour