Stater of Polyrhenion with head of Zeus

Greek
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
about 330–280 B.C.


Mint: Crete, Polyrhenion

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 128.

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 11.41 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

58.707

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus to right.
Border of dots.
Inscription at right.
Reverse: Bull’s head facing, with fillets. Below, arrowhead.
Inscriptions around, top, at left and at right.
Border of dots.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Byron Zoumboulakis, Geneva, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Byron Zoumboulakis, September 18, 1958, for
$ 150.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour