1/10 stater of Kyrene with head of Zeus Ammon, struck under Polianthes

Greek
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
375–308 B.C.


Mint: Cyrenaica, Kyrene

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1336.

Dimensions

Diameter: 8 mm. Weight: 0.85 gm.

Accession Number

13.387

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Zeus Ammon to left.
Inscription in Greek behind.
Reverse: Head of Kyrene to right, hair in a roll around the head.
Inscription in Greek at left and right.
Beaded border.

Provenance

By date unknown: C. T. Seltman Collection; purchased by MFA from C. T. Seltman for $100.34 (this is the total price for MFA 13.386-13.390)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund