Coin of Elaeusa-Sebaste with head of Zeus

Greek
Hellenistic or Imperial Period
about 100–20 B.C.


Mint: Cilicia, Elaeusa-Sebaste

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 5.55 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.2615

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Filleted head of Zeus to right.
Monogram behind.
Reverse: Nike advancing left, holding wreath in right hand.
Monogram and Greek letter at left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (auction of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward auction by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour