Tetradrachm of Caria with Zeus Labraundos, struck under Hekatomnos

Greek
Classical Period
395–377 B.C.


Mint: Caria (Satrapy)

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 14.83 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1972.393

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Zeus Stratios or Labraundos stands right, long spear in left hand, double-axe over right shoulder.
Reverse: Within incuse, lion crouches to right.
Inscription in Greek above.

Provenance

By 1972: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., June 7, 1972

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour