1/10 stater of Kyrene with head of Zeus Ammon, struck under Polianthes
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Cyrenaica, Kyrene
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1335.
Diameter: 8 mm. Weight: 0.87 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Zeus Ammon to left, bearded, laureate and with a ram’s horn.
Inscription in Greek upwards in field at right.
Reverse: Head of Libya to right with earrings and necklace; hair in stiff curls.
Inscription in Greek at right.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 1356); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund