Tetrobol (?) of Hydisos with head of Zeus

Greek
Hellenistic or Early Imperial Period
1st century B.C.


Mint: Caria, Hydisos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1965.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 2.27 gm.

Accession Number

04.1071

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bearded head of Zeus Areios to right in plumed helmet.
Beaded border.
Reverse: Horizontal thunderbolt.
Inscription in Greek above and below.
Beaded border.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904

Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund