Coin of Antioch with head of Zeus
Late Republican Period
Mint: Syria, Antioch
Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 11.84 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus right.
Reverse: Zeus seated left holds scepter in left hand, Nike on right.
In field left, cornucopia.
Inscriptions in Greek.
Laurel wreath around.
By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour